Fundamentals of Physics Extended (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-11823-072-8
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Chapter 6 - Force and Motion-II - Problems: 102b

Answer

245 Newtons

Work Step by Step

Since the force applied is horizontal, there are no other forces in the y direction other than the Normal Force and the weight of the chair. Since the chair is at rest, the two forces must be balanced, which means N = Fg = 25kg * 9.8 = 245 N
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