Fundamentals of Physics Extended (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-11823-072-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-11823-072-5

Chapter 6 - Force and Motion-II - Questions: 5d


Normal force increases when more force is applied to the crate.

Work Step by Step

When two objects make contact, equal normal forces are created that act in opposite directions. The force that is being increased in this situation is acting in the same direction as the crate's normal force on the wall. Because the crate remains stationary, the normal force on the crate must increase with it.
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