Newton's laws Problem 8.2.3


Description

Consider a 2.0-kg physics textbook pressed against a wall as shown in the animation (position is in meters and time is in seconds).

Question

Given that ms = 0.5 and that mk = 0.4 between the wall and the textbook, determine the force of the hand that acts on the book . Start

Answer

49N.

Reference

See Giancoli-PA: 4-7, Giancoli-SE: 4-7.

Credits

Physlet problem authored by Mario Belloni.

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