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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Two blocks sit directly next to one another on a frictionless surface. Block 1 has a mass of 1.0 kg and block 2 has a mass of 2.0 kg. A person pushes block 1 with a force of 10.0 N.

a) Determine the acceleration of the system
b) Determine the force that block 1 exerts on block 2.
c) Determine the force that block 2 exerts on block 1.

2. Relevant equations

f=ma

3. The attempt at a solution

a) 10=3(a)
a=10/3 m/s/s.

b and c?!
 
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Draw a F.B.D. of block 2.
You will find your answer.
 

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