Newton's laws 8.2: Additional Question 5


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 = 0.40 and mk = 0.30 between the wall and the textbook, what is the force of the hand pushing on the book?  Start

Answer

65 N.

Reference

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

Credits

Physlet problem authored by Mario Belloni.

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