Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 2 - Think and Explain: 74

Answer

Equal to 600 N.

Work Step by Step

The friction force on the cabinet is equal and opposite to your 600-N force. This is because the cabinet is moving at constant speed in a straight line. This means it is in dynamic equilibrium and the net force on it is zero. This is discussed on page 33.
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