Posted by Kristi on Tuesday, July 12, 2011 at 8:14pm.
A 38.3kg crate rests on a horizontal floor, and a 74.7 kg person is standing on the crate. Determine the magnitude of the normal force that a) the floor exerts on the crate and b) the crate exerts on the person.

Physics  bobpursley, Tuesday, July 12, 2011 at 8:19pm
W=g(38.3+74.7) one is down, the other is up.

Physics  Damon, Tuesday, July 12, 2011 at 8:22pm
crate on person is weight of person
74.7 * g

Physics  CollegeDropout, Friday, November 4, 2011 at 2:32pm
a) Floor exert on the crate is weight of the crate (38.3kg) plus weight of person (74.7kg) in Newtons
b) Crate on person is weight of person in Newtons
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