Problem 5.6: A 10.0-kg block sits on a 20-kg block

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A 10.0-kg block sits on a 20-kg block as shown (position is given in meters and time is given in seconds). There is friction between the top and the bottom block, but the surface between the bottom block and the table is frictionless. Restart.

  1. Draw free-body diagrams for both blocks.
  2. Find the net force on each block.
  3. Find the force of the push.

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