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Well you have two muscles in your arm: the bicep and tricep. In order to make the arm move the two muscles must flex while the other extends and vice versa. So the bicep flexes and the tricep extends (the arm is bent). The bicep extends and the tricep flexes (the arm is straight)

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Q: What does the muscle pair do to move the arm?
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What muscle pair helps you move your arm?

Biceps/triceps.


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