(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A force of magnitude 9.00 N pushes three boxes with masses m1 = 1.30 kg, m2 = 2.80 kg, and m3 = 4.90 kg

Find the magnitude of the contact force between boxes 1 and 2.

2. Relevant equations

Fnet,x = ma?

3. The attempt at a solution

I thought that it would be 9.00 N, since the boxes are back-to-back-to-back, but that answer is wrong.

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# Homework Help: Contact Forces

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