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A book slides down a 33.0 degree slope under its own weight. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the book and the slope is 0.300. What is the acceleration of the book?

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    Use sum of the forces

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    You wont need the mass as it cancels. Work out the normal force by resolving mg in the opposite direction to it. Then you need: F = resultant force down slope:\[F = ma = mg \sin \theta - \mu m g \cos \] All the masses cancel, and you can plug in numbers to get a. Good luck.

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