Posted by **Emily** on Sunday, October 2, 2011 at 2:07pm.

A dog team driven by an Inuit hunter pulls two toboggans (Figure 1.49).

The dog team can apply a maximum force of 700 N. Each toboggan

experiences a constant frictional force of 100 N.

a) Determine the acceleration of the two toboggans, if each has a

mass of 300 kg.

b) What is the force in the rope joining the two toboggans together?

I know how to calculate the acceleration if there's no friction. Fnet=ma. 700N/600kg=a, but how do you do it if there's frictional force?

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- physics - A pair of sleds weighs 25kg and experiences a frictional force of 25N...
- physics - Two toboggans are pulled across the ice with a force of 1.2 x 102 N. ...
- physics - two dogs play tug of war with a rope toy that has a mass of 0.50 kg. ...
- Physics - I was wondering if my answers are correct. 1. A 50kg person is taking ...
- Physics - A dog sled weighing 750 lb is pulled over level snow at a uniform ...
- Physics - James's tug of war team pulls with 500N of force to the right wile ...
- physic - A dog sled weighing 750 lb is pulled over level snow at a uniform speed...
- physics sl - A dead dog of mass 2.2 kg and an initial speed of 5.5 m.s-1 slides ...
- physics - three dogs play tug-of-war with a chew toy. Each dog pulls with a ...
- physics - an 8kg dog is sliding to the right on a frozen pond at 5m/s. suddenly...

More Related Questions