# Science Physics

Sophia exerts a steady 40-N horizontal force on a 8-kg box resting on a lab bench. The box slides against a horizontal friction force of 24 N. Show that the box accelerates at 2 m/s2.

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asked by Peg
1. Similar to previous problem of crate.
Use Newton's second law: F=ma
where F is net force=applied - friction.

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