Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 5 - Think and Solve: 28

Answer

a. By Newton's third law, the wall pushes on you with 40 N. b. Use Newton's second law. $a = \frac{F}{m} = \frac{40 N}{80 kg} = 0.5 \frac{m}{s^{2}}$.
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