Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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Chapter 6 - Section 6.6 - Vectors - Exercise Set - Page 784: 103


The resultant force holding the book upwards is lower than the force applied.

Work Step by Step

The force holding the stack of books upwards would be less than the actual force applied. As time passes, the body starts producing lactic acid and it becomes difficult to hold the stack of books in the same position. Hence, the force required to hold the books still would be keep on increasing as time passes.
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