Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics (3rd Edition)

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Chapter 6 - Dynamics I: Motion Along a Line - Exercises and Problems: 20

Answer

The magnitude of the friction force on the filing cabinet is 200 N

Work Step by Step

Since the filing cabinet does not move, the net force on the filing cabinet is zero. Therefore, the friction force must be equal in magnitude to Bob's applied force. The magnitude of the friction force on the filing cabinet is 200 N.
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