socorraob

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?

Jenny Sheppard

Expert

Acceleration of system of 2 boxes.
$a=\frac{F}{{m}_{a}+{m}_{b}}$

$F=M{m}_{b}a$

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