# a 6.00-kg block is in contact with a 4.00-kg block on a horizontal frictionless surface as shown in the figure. the 6.00-kg block is being pushed by a horizontal 20.0-n force as shown. what is the magnitude of the force that the 6.00-kg block exerts on the 4.00-kg block?

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A 6.00-kg block is in contact with a 4.00-kg block on a horizontal frictionless surface. The 6.00-kg block is being pushed by a horizontal 20.0-N force.

A) Draw the free-body diagram and write the equation of motion for the 6.0-kg block.

B) Draw the free-body diagram and write the equation of motion for the 4.0-kg block.

C) What is the common acceleration of the blocks?

D) What is the magnitude of the force that the 6.00 kg block exerts on the 4.00-kg block?

## Newton's Second Law of Motion:

Suppose two toy cars are connected to each other by using inelastic wire, and if we pull a toy car, of course, both toy cars start accelerating at the same rate. This acceleration is known as common acceleration, and to provide the same to each toy car, the net force acting on each toy car is directly proportional to the mass of that toy car. Mathematically, we can write:

∑ → F = m → a ∑F→=ma→ where: → F F→ is the force → a a→ is the acceleration m m is the mass

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**Given data:**

m 1 = 6.00 k g m1=6.00 kg

is the mass of the block

1 1 . m 2 = 4.00 k g m2=4.00 kg

is the mass of the block...

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## A 6.00 kg block is in contact with a 4.00 kg block on a horizontal frictionless surface. The 6.00 kg block is being pushed by a horizontal 20.0 N force. What is the magnitude of the force that the 6.00 kg block exerts on the 4.00 kg block?

Answer (1 of 4): Since the 6 kg block continuously pushes the 4 kg block, both accelerate at the same rate. The acceleration a is: a = \dfrac{F}{m} = \dfrac{20}{(6 + 4)} = 2 m/s^2 Therefore the force F exerted by the 6 kg block on the 4 kg block is: F = ma = (4 kg)(2 m/s^2) = 8 N

A 6.00 kg block is in contact with a 4.00 kg block on a horizontal frictionless surface. The 6.00 kg block is being pushed by a horizontal 20.0 N force. What is the magnitude of the force that the 6.00 kg block exerts on the 4.00 kg block?

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4 Answers Peter Boetzkes

, Ph.D. Physics, University of Alberta (1973)

Answered 1 year ago · Author has 2.5K answers and 586.1K answer views

Since the 6 kg block continuously pushes the 4 kg block, both accelerate at the same rate. The acceleration

a a is: a= F m = 20 (6+4) a=Fm=20(6+4) =2 =2 m/s 2 2 Therefore the force F F

exerted by the 6 kg block on the 4 kg block is:

F=ma=(4 F=ma=(4 kg )(2 )(2 m/s 2 )=8 2)=8 N

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Every action has an opposite and equal reaction applies to the point of contact in between blocks.

Friction isn't applicable because the point of contact between blocks is only taken into account.

This means horizontal force F1=F2= 20 N.

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