Force problem 6

For the force in the following examples, write how it is distributed: point, planar or spatial.

  • Using the tip of a pencil, push an eraser across a table. What is the force of the pencil on the eraser?

  • The wind blows against the sail and pushes a sailboat. What is the force of the wind on the sail?

  • A string on which the weight is hung is attached to the ceiling. What is the force of the string on the ceiling?

  • Magnet attracts pieces of iron. What is the magnet's force on iron?

  • A crate lies on the ground. What is the force of the crate on the ground?

  • An apple falls from a tree. What is the force acting on the apple while falling?


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