Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321993721
ISBN 13: 978-0-32199-372-4

Chapter 4 - Exercises and Problems: 35

Answer

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Work Step by Step

As we know that according to Newton's second law, the elephant exerts a force on the Earth which is equal to its weight So $F=mg$ We plug in the known values to obtain: $F=(5600)(9.8)=55000N$
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