A 38.3-kg 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