Newton's laws 8.2: Additional Question 6


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). You are given that ms = 0.40 and mk = 0.30 between the wall and the textbook.

Question

Determine the force of the hand acting on the book.  Start

Answer

64N.

Reference

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

Credits

Physlet problem authored by Mario Belloni.

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