Newton's First and Third Laws Prelab Assignment
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- Consider two books resting on the Earth.
- Draw free-body diagrams for each book and the Earth, labeling all
forces uniquely. (Hint: there are 10 forces in total, 2 of which are
- Describe all the forces listed above in the following format:
F1 acts on ________________ and is caused by
- Identify all action-reaction pairs.
- Find the magnitudes of all the forces listed in terms of
mA, mB, and g.
- Find the net force on
- the Earth
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