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accepted What is the force exerted on a body that doesn't move?
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comment What is the force exerted on a body that doesn't move?
I think I understand: the F in F = ma is not just force but 'net force' therefore F = ma does not apply to the force I exert on the wall.
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comment What is the force exerted on a body that doesn't move?
Zephyr - thanks. So given the sum of all the forces the net force is 0 on both myself and the wall? What does that make the force I exert on the wall?
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comment What is the force exerted on a body that doesn't move?
Colin - yes was wondering how I would measure the force.
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asked What is the force exerted on a body that doesn't move?