Boxes A and B are in contact on a horizontal, frictionless surface . Box A...

socorraob

socorraob

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2021-12-31

Boxes A and B are in contact on a horizontal, frictionless surface . Box A has mass 20.0 kg and box B has mass 5.0 kg. A horizontal force of 250 N is exerted on box A. What is the magnitude of the force that box A exerts on box B?

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Jenny Sheppard

Jenny Sheppard

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2022-01-01Added 35 answers

Acceleration of system of 2 boxes.
a=Fma+mb
=250 N20.0 kg+5.0 kg
=10 ms2
F=Mmba
=(5.0 kg)(10 ms2)
=50 N

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