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Suppose you have a 120-kg wooden crate resting on a wood floor. (a) What maximum force can you exert horizontally on the crate without moving it? (b) If you continue to exert this force once the crate starts to slip, what will the magnitude of its acceleration then be?
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Final Answer
  1. $6\times 10^{2}\textrm{ N}$
  2. $2 \textrm{ m/s}^2$
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