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Normal Force of a Box Resting on Table

A 15kg box sits on a table. It is not moving.

Please answer the following questions and show your work if possible.
The force of gravity is equal to __Newtons.

The force of the table against the box is the ___force.

The force of the box against the table is equal to ___Newtons.

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As you know, the earth attracts all bodies to its center.

According to Newton's law, force = mass * acceleration

here acceleration = 9.8 m/s^2 which is the acceleration due to gravity.

Since the body is resting on the table, it is acted upon ...

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