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A 40 N force applied at an angle of 37 degrees above the horizontal pulls a 5kg box on a horizontal floor. The acceleration of the box is 3m/s^2. How large a fritional force must be retarding the motion of the box?
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A 40 N force applied at an angle of 37 degrees above the horizontal pulls a 5kg box on a horizontal floor. The acceleration of the box is 3m/s^2. How large a fritional force must be retarding the motion of the box?
 one year ago
 one year ago

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VincentLyon.FrBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
1. From the acceleration, work out the net horizontal force. 2. What is the value of the horizontal component of your 40newton force ? 3. Work out the frictional force
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woleraymondBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
DO you mean 40  3x 15
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VincentLyon.FrBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
No, I don't. Use the 3 questions I provided in the right order. You can answer question 1, then draw a diagram and answer question 2. Will be here to help a few minutes more.
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woleraymondBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
u mean 40cos 37  3x5
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