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Physics (simple stuff)
. Does the force of friction depend on the area of the sliding surface? What is larger, static friction or sliding friction when an object is stationary? Why sand is placed on icy streets and sidewalks? )something to do with friction) how could you reduce sliding friction
March 31, 2009 by drago

Science...Please help
What is friction? Can you give me some examples? -THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR HELP! friction: Ever have a pinwheel and move it thru the wind? Friction makes the wheel turn. Ever on a bike an press the brake? Friction makes the wheel stop. Friction is the force where it stops things...
April 16, 2007 by Hillary

Physics (Mechanics)
A 10-kg crate on a ramp is inclined at 30 degrees from the horizontal and released. The coefficients of friction between them are .48 (coefficient of static friction) and .28 (coefficient of kinetic friction). a) Does the block slide? b) What then is the actual friction force...
September 30, 2012 by Anonymous

physics- MC QUESTIONS
1. You push a block up a ramp with friction. The block is moving at constant speed ? A) The force you push with is greater than the force of kinetic friction. B) The force you push with is less than the force of kinetic friction. C) The force you push with is equal to the ...
May 3, 2012 by emiie

Physics
Could you explain these in a very easy term that I could understand, give the definitions of the 3 thing below Static Friction Dynamic Friction Rolling Friction
April 23, 2014 by Olumide Adesiyan

science
Examples of positive, negative and neutral friction? We always learned about friction as either being positive (tires gripping the road, brake friction for stopping etc.) or negative friction (causing wear or heat as in a bearing or engine due to parts moving against each ...
March 16, 2008 by sw

Physics
a) What is the total force of friction on a wagon’s wheels if it takes 30 N to move it at a constant speed across a bumpy path? b) Where on a bicycle do you want to reduce friction? How is this done? c What is meant by the coefficient of kinetic friction?
September 29, 2012 by Hanu

Physics
a) What is the total force of friction on a wagon’s wheels if it takes 30 N to move it at a constant speed across a bumpy path? b) Where on a bicycle do you want to reduce friction? How is this done? c What is meant by the coefficient of kinetic friction?
September 30, 2012 by Hanu30/09

Physics
A 13.0 kg box is released on a 33 degree incline and accelerates down the incline at 0.20 m/s^2. 1. Find the friction force impeding its notion? 2. What is the coefficient of kinetic friction? *Are we dealing with Kinetic or Static Friction...this will effect coefficient ...
June 13, 2012 by Mike

physics
Why is it impossible for a skier to reach maximum speed that is physically possible by converting the change in height to speed? what is this question asking? Some of the potential energy available is lost due to friction. Friction on the skis, friction on the air.
May 31, 2007 by Sam

SCIENCE 1 QUESTION PLS HELP!!!!!
3. Which of the following describes the relationship between friction and inertia? (1 point) When there is more friction, there is less inertia. When there is less friction, there is more inertia. When there is more friction, there is more inertia. When there is no friction, ...
March 19, 2014 by TTR+S<3

Science
How is friction involved in Volleyball? Hand touches volleyball maybe.... i know that but what type would that be?? Spinning friction orrolling friction??? The type of friction would relate to exactly how the hand comes in contact with the ball. Since "rolling" connotes going ...
March 26, 2007 by Aaron

Physics
4) A 1200 kg car is accelerating at 1.6 m/s2. If the coefficient of friction of friction is 0.15, what is the force applied to the car by the engine? here do you use the equation kinetic friction= μk(normal force) and put in 1.6 m/s^2=.15(Fn) is this how you go about it?
October 31, 2009 by Anonymous

Physics
Why is the coefficient of kinetic friction generally less than the coefficient of static friction? Fk<Fs http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Friction
June 4, 2007 by Steve

Science
1) A person roller skates down a street heading east. Which of the following would be true about friction in this scenario? a; friction does not affect the skates in the scenario b; friction pulls the skates wheels eastward c; friction pulls the skates wheels downward, toward ...
May 20, 2014 by Hannah

physics
A hockey puck of mass 0.27 kg is sliding along a slippery frozen lake, with an initial speed of 56 m/s. The coefficient of friction between the ice and the puck is μK = 0.032. Friction eventually causes the puck to slide to a stop. Find the work done by friction.
March 19, 2009 by cbrown

PHYSICS URGENT! PLEASE FRICTION CASE 2
A 13 kg box is at rest on a level floor. The coefficient of static friction µS = 0.9 and the coefficient of kinetic friction µK = 0.8. Audrey is applying a 140 N push at an angle (=20°) as shown in Figure 1. C) What is the magnitude of FNormal on box from Earth?
December 4, 2012 by Sophia

AP Physics
A child on a sled starts from rest at the top of a hill and slides down. Does the velocity at the bottom depend on the angle of the hill if: (a) it is icy and there is no friction? (b) there is friction (deep snow)? I'm thinking that the angle will always be a factor, ...
October 15, 2009 by Henry

PHYSICS
A student wants to determine the coefficients of static friction and kinetic friction between a box and a plank. She places the box on the plank and gradually raises one end of the plank. When the angle of inclination with the horizontal reaches 30°, the box starts to slip, ...
December 13, 2008 by john

Physics
A student wants to determine the coefficients of static friction and kinetic friction between a box and a plank. She places the box on the plank and gradually raises one end of the plank. When the angle of inclination with the horizontal reaches 30°, the box starts to slip, ...
October 1, 2009 by Mario

science
Words to use: Accelerate - Sliding - Brake - Friction - Slipping - Inertia Velocity - Wheel - Strength - Static - Terminal velocity Questions 1. An object will ____?____ when the net force is not zero. 2. ____?____ will never speed up an object. 3. The friction that prevents ...
November 9, 2010 by Jacob

physics
A block of ice at 0°C whose mass initially is m = 12.5 kg slides along a horizontal surface, starting at a speed vo = 4.10 m/s and finally coming to rest after traveling a distance d = 10.07 m. Compute the mass of ice melted as a result of the friction between the block and ...
December 8, 2009 by AK

Physics
The co-efficient for static friction for a 5 kg box on a floor is .72. How much force if required to start the box sliding? I worked it as follows: Force of friction=Force normal * co-effic. of friction which is .72*5*9.8=35.28 but answer in back of my book says this is wrong...
March 31, 2009 by CC

Physics
The lower half of an inclined plane is rough the upper half being smooth a particle is allowed to slide from the top and is brought to rest by friction just as it reaches the bottom, find the ratio of the force of friction to the weight of the particle intermes of the ...
March 3, 2014 by Ermias Abebe

Physics
The lower half of an inclined plane is rough the upper half being smooth a particle is allowed to slide from the top and is brought to rest by friction just as it reaches the bottom, find the ratio of the force of friction to the weight of the particle intermes of the ...
March 3, 2014 by Ermias Abebe

physics
How can I find kinetic friction (Fk) without mu? I know the normal force which is 201N. The mass of the object is 30kg. This is the full questions of it helps. I just don't understand how to find kinetic friction 1. If a 30kg object experiences a normal force of 210N when ...
June 22, 2011 by Tina

Physics
A 13.0 -kg box is released on a 33 degree incline and accelerates down the incline at 0.20 m/s^2 What is the coefficient of kinetic friction? * If I know the friction force impeding the object motion is 67 N. How do I find the coefficient of kinetic friction?
June 17, 2012 by Mike Joseph

Physics
I have learnt that when we push an object on a horizontal plane with a certain angle, we are increasing its normal reaction and therefore friction increases. Whereas if we pull it, friction decreases. Is that true? Yes, there is more friction if you push down, at an angle, ...
June 5, 2007 by Ishani

Physics Help, Please!
When a car goes around a curve (without skidding), on a level road, Select one: a. no friction force is needed because the car simply follows the road. b. the friction force of the road on the car increases when the car’s speed decreases. c. the friction force of the road on ...
November 4, 2012 by Michael

Physics/Math
A 17 N horizontal force F pushes a block weighing 6.0 N against a vertical wall. The coefficient of static friction between the wall and the block is 0.68, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.48. Assume that the block is not moving initially. Will the block move? In ...
February 10, 2007 by COFFEE

physics
IP You want to nail a 2.4kg- board onto the wall of a barn. To position the board before nailing, you push it against the wall with a horizontal force to keep it from sliding to the ground What happens to the force of static friction if you push against the wall with a force ...
November 11, 2010 by mathhelp

Physics
If you try to push an object that is 10 times heavier than you would there be static or kinetic friction? ( the heavy object doesn't move if even you use force) -I know that there is no kinetic friction because the object is not moving. I am not sure about static friction.
June 24, 2011 by Susan

physics
A 5-kg crate is resting on a horizontal plank. The coeļ¬ƒ- cient of static friction is 0.5 and the coeļ¬ƒcient of kinetic friction is 0.4. After one end of the plank is raised so the plank makes an angle of 25 with the horizontal, the force of friction is?
January 20, 2013 by ashlee

physics
a 5-kg crate is resting on a horizontal plank. the coefficient of static friction is .5 and the coefficient of kinetic friction is .4. after one end of the plank is raised so the plank makes an angle of 25 degrees with the horizontal, the force of friction is?
October 26, 2010 by colin

Physics (Static Friction)
When you take your 1300-kg car out for a spin, you go around a corner of radius 56.9 m with a speed of 15.8 m/s. The coefficient of static friction between the car and the road is 0.75. Assuming your car doesn't skid, what is the force exerted on it by static friction? I got ...
July 28, 2010 by David

phyzzzics
I NEED ANSWERS AND HOW YOU GOT IT~!! 3. If you use a horizontal force of 30.0 N to slide a 12.0-kg wooden crate across a floor at a constant velocity, what is the coefficient of kinetic friction between the crate and the floor? 4. A force of 4.0N is large enough to overcome ...
December 6, 2009 by johnica!

physics
A 74 kg box rests on a level surface. The coefficient of static friction, µS = 1.1 and the coefficient of kinetic friction, µK = 0.7 . What is the magnitude of Friction on the box from the surface?
October 4, 2013 by becky

Physics
the coefficient of friction between a 78 kg box and a warehouse floor is .21. what is the friction force?
November 2, 2011 by Bailee

physics
A child pushes a toy box 4.0m along the fllor with a force of 6.00N directed downward at an angle of 37.0 degrees to the horizontal. a. How much work does the child do? b. Would you expect more or less work to be done if the child pulled upward at the same angle? Wouldn't this...
September 13, 2006 by fluffy

Physics
Friction is usually the killer of efficiency. How does a ramp relate to friction?
January 19, 2014 by Holly

physics
how much work (J) is done by friction when the mass is 150 kg and dragged for 10 m if the coefficient of sliding friction is .3?
February 4, 2013 by Jamie

science
1a-b)what are the four types of friction what factors affect the friction force between two surfaces
October 20, 2009 by sophie

Science
HELP! I have a friction question that says: What causes rocks to become smooth and founded. I know it's friction, but why?
April 28, 2011 by Ravin

physics
whtas mu? the cof of friction? or mass or the coef of friction?
October 31, 2010 by anthony

physics
would the energy lost to friction for a sliding object be accounted for as friction force / time traveled ? ?
September 24, 2010 by laura

Physics
We can account for the energy lost to friction for a sliding object as... would it be friction force/time traveled?
September 25, 2010 by Angela

physics
a 5 kg box slides a 10m distance on ice. if the coefficient of kinetic friction is .20, what is the work done by the friction force?
January 6, 2011 by alana

Physics
A car parked on a hill. The driver starts the car, accelerates until the car is driving at constant speed, drives at constant speed, then brakes to put the brake pad in contact with the spinning wheels. How is static friction, sliding friction, rolling friction, and air ...
February 17, 2012 by Micheal

Physics 204
I have a few questions. 1.The coefficient of sliding friction between steel skate blades and ice is .05. How much force must be applied to a 150lb. skater to maintain a constant velocity? 2. If it takes a force of 6 pounds to cause a 24 pound box to slide on a level surface, ...
January 21, 2008 by Charles

Physics
Consider a car is heading down a 5.5° slope (one that makes an angle of 5.5° with the horizontal) under the following road conditions. You may assume that the weight of the car is evenly distributed on all four tires and that the coefficient of static friction is involved—that...
February 21, 2014 by Maura

physics
why is static friction bigger than kinetic friction
December 9, 2010 by Michelle

physics
sand has more friction or less friction
August 21, 2012 by liza

Physics
My experiment setup was like this: i48.tinypic. com/14n31pl.jpg FYI, there is sandpaper between the ruler and the wall. I calculated the coefficient of friction to be 0.468. Is that correct? A second question asks that as the hanging weight is moved closer to the wall, what ...
November 30, 2012 by Jeras

Physics
You push your couch a distance of 3.8 m across the living room floor with a horizontal force of 180.0 N. The force of friction is 136.0 N. What is the work done by you, by the friction force, by gravity, and by the net force? you 1 friction force 2 gravity 3 net force 4
September 21, 2010 by Gina

physic
A stationary 2.0 kg object is located on a table near the surface of the earth. The coefficient static friction between the surface is .80 and the coefficient of the kinetic friction is 0.65. A horizontal force of 5N is applied to the object. Determine the force of friction. ...
March 27, 2014 by pam

physic
A stationary 2.0 kg object is located on a table near the surface of the earth. The coefficient static friction between the surface is .80 and the coefficient of the kinetic friction is 0.65. A horizontal force of 5N is applied to the object. Determine the force of friction. ...
March 27, 2014 by pam

Physics
A large crate filled with physics laboratory equipment must be moved up an incline onto a truck. 1. The crate is at rest on the incline. What can you say about the force of friction acting on the crate? a. The friction force point up the include b. The friction force point ...
September 22, 2008 by Nicole

physics
when an object is rotating in a circle and the only force is acting on it is friction how is force of friction vector pointing towards the circle because an object in circular motion is traveling in that direction, it's accelerating towards the center of the circle, but ...
October 12, 2009 by Physics

physics
How much work would be done if a 50 kg block was pulled horizantally at a 30 degree angle to the horizantal for 10 meters. a) With zero friction b) With -100N friction
November 28, 2011 by Anonymous

pHySiCs
Two identical 5 kg masses are connected together by a string and a friction less pulley of negligible mass. The coefficient of friction between the mass on the 30 degree incline and the below surface is .200. The other incline's surface is friction less. Determine the ...
October 4, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics
a box initially moving with a speed of 5m/s along a rough , horizontal floor , it stopped it after 5 m the conffenict friction is 0.3 find the work done by friction .
December 4, 2013 by Mariam

PHYSICS
6. Drag-race tires in contact with an asphalt surface have a very high coefficient of static friction. Assuming a constant acceleration and no slipping of tires, estimate the coefficient of static friction needed for a drag racer to cover 2.1 km in 8 s, starting from rest. ...
February 23, 2014 by SHAWN

Physics
Please help me with these three questions. They deal with coefficient of friction 1) A car rounds a turn of radius 25m at a speed of 20m/s. Find the coefficient of friction neccessary to keep the car on the road 2) A man is attempting to slide a piece of furniture weighing ...
January 27, 2010 by Bryian

Physics
Please help me with these three questions,they deal with coefficient of friction 1) A car rounds a turn of radius 25m at a speed of 20m/s. Find the coefficient of friction neccessary to keep the car on the road 2) A man is attempting to slide a piece of furniture weighing 750N...
January 27, 2010 by Bryian

Physics
The 60 kg climber in Fig. 4-52 is supported in the "chimney" by the friction forces exerted on his shoes and back. The static coefficients of friction between his shoes and the wall, and between his back and the wall, are 0.82 and 0.58, respectively. What is the minimum normal...
October 13, 2009 by Anonymous

Physics
The 60 kg climber in Fig. 4-52 is supported in the "chimney" by the friction forces exerted on his shoes and back. The static coefficients of friction between his shoes and the wall, and between his back and the wall, are 0.82 and 0.58, respectively. What is the minimum normal...
October 13, 2009 by Anonymous

Physics
A trash can with a mass of 5 kg has a coefficient of static friction of μs = 0.80 and a coefficient of kinetic friction of μk = 0.22. (The Active Figure applies to a similar situation, but the values of the mass, coefficient of static friction and coefficient of ...
February 8, 2014 by Ray

science
Re identifying forces, thankyou to Rom for your help, ive now been able to do most of them. One's i am still stuck on are a bungee jumper, speeding train, cyclist speeding off a ramp and a shuttlecock falling to the ground. bungee jumper: cord tension and gravity, air friction...
March 11, 2007 by laura

physics
A 70.0 kg climber is supported in the "chimney" by the friction forces exerted on his shoes and back. The static coefficients of friction between his shoes and the wall, and between his back and the wall, are 0.760 and 0.610, respectively. What is the minimum normal force he ...
October 26, 2009 by christine

Science
A box that is initially at rest is pushed by a person at an angle 0 with a force F until it reaches a speed of v. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the box and the surface is U. Is this: work done by person equal to magnitude of friction F work done by person greater...
March 6, 2013 by Anya

Me again! - Science (Friction and Weight)
Okay. I have a test coming up soon, and I was wondering how to explain Weight and Friction. Mass is the stuff inside an object, so what is weight? And how do you describe friction? Thanks for reading, hope you can help. Weight is the attraction of an object as a result of ...
November 22, 2006 by Paige

Science
A 0.2 kg object is released from rest at point A on a track that is one-quarter of a circle with radius 1.6 m, as shown in the figure. It slides down and reaches point B with a speed of 4.8 m/s. Then it slides on a level surface a distance of 3 m until it comes to rest at ...
May 15, 2013 by T

physics
One last question: If a 12lb. block is slowly tilted from horizontal when the plank reaches 30 degrees the block begins to slide. To find the coefficient of the static friction you take the tangent form of 30 degrees? To find the friction force you multiply the coefficient of ...
January 27, 2008 by Charles

physics
The weightless strut in the figure below is not attached to the wall; it is prevented from falling only by friction. (Let w = 360 N, L = 5.25 m and h = 3.25 m.) (a) Find the magnitude of the force of friction between the wall and the strut. (b) Find the normal force exerted by...
June 12, 2014 by Anonymous

physics
A 25.0 kg block is pulled 4.5 meters up a 20° rough incline by an applied force Fa = 200 N, directed up the ramp. The block starts from rest and has a final speed of 1.5 m/s. Find the following: a) The total work done on the block, Wtot =___ J b) The work done on the block by ...
February 22, 2010 by Dar

physics
because of friction, a constant force of 20 N is needed to slide a box across a room to the right at a constant speed, and box is moved 3 m. What is the friction force and how much work is done by friction force?? How much work is done by gravity? How much work is done by ...
October 1, 2006 by mitch

Physics
A 6.40 kg block rests on a 12.5 kg block as shown in the diagram. The interface between the lower mass and the table is frictionless, but there is friction (static friction μS and kinetic friction μK) between the two blocks. A horizontal force F r acts on the UPPER ...
February 24, 2013 by Meder

Physics
A lower block is being pulled to the right across a wooden table and it is 5kg and the block on top of it weighs 2 Kg. The friction between the table and the lower block is reduces the total acceleration to be 1.5 m/s2. Friction keeps the upper block attached to the lower one...
February 21, 2011 by Paige

Physics
If you increase the angle of inclination, does the kinetic friction an object experiences while moving down this inclination increase? I was thinking since Kinetic friction= coffient of friction * Normal force that it does not change, since the coefficient and normal force ...
October 21, 2009 by sam

physics
4 kg block rests on a smooth horizontal surface,upper surface of 4 kg is rough.A block of mass 2 kg is placed on its upper surface.The acceleration of upper block with respect to earth when 4 kg mass is pulled by a horizontal force of 30N?coefficient of static friction=0.8 and...
June 4, 2014 by zoha

Physical Science ASAP
1. true or false? a well-oiled machine has no friction. explain your answer. 2. True or false? Friction makes energy vanish. Explain your answer. 3. True of false? Electronic machines with no moving parts experience friction and get hot because electricity is moving through ...
October 23, 2013 by unknown

physics
. A block weighing 50 lbs is pulled horizontally w/ constant speed, if the coefficient friction between the surfaces in contact is 0.25, how much heat is generated by friction if the body moves a distance of 40 ft
March 7, 2013 by SOPHIA

Physics
A 59-kg person on skis starts from rest down a hill sloped at 36° from the horizontal. The coefficient of friction between the skis and the snow is 0.16. After the skier had been moving for 5.0 s, the friction of the snow suddenly increased and made the net force on the skier ...
December 15, 2012 by Alex

physics
In the figure below, m1 = 9.5 kg and m2 = 4.0 kg. The coefficient of static friction between m1 and the horizontal surface is 0.60 while the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.30.
October 30, 2011 by sandy

physics
A 450 g block is at rest on a horizontal surface. The coefficient of static friction between the block and the surface is 0.670, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.380. A force of magnitude P pushes the block forward and downward as shown in the figure below. Assume ...
October 19, 2011 by carlton

Physics
The coefficient of friction = 0.256 Mass of and object = 356 kg What is force of friction? Is this correct?... Ff = umg = 0.256*356kg*9.81 = 894 N
January 4, 2009 by JO

Physics
Can the coefficient of static friction be greater than one? Less than zero? How about for the coefficient of kinetic friction? Please explain.
October 17, 2011 by A

friction
A 15.0kg bix is released on a 32degree inclined and accelerates down the inclined at 0.30m/s^2. find the friction force impeding its motion.
July 18, 2010 by Anonymous

physics
A 11.0 box is released on a 37 incline and accelerates down the incline at 0.25 .What is the coefficient of kinetic friction in units uk? What is the friction force impeding its motion in N?
October 15, 2010 by Anne

Physics
Which causes an object in motion to stay in motion? A) friction b) gravity C) inertia D) velocity Its not friction..
May 7, 2013 by Kate

PHYSICS
An object is placed on an incline with friction. The incline is slowly raised from a zero degrees and at 29.2 degrees, the object begins to slide down the incline. The incline is then raised to 40.5 degrees and the object is placed back on the incline. The coefficient of ...
October 21, 2011 by Ashley

Physics
A 59.5 kg person, running horizontally with a velocity of +3.90 m/s, jumps onto a 12.2 kg sled that is initially at rest. (a) Ignoring the effects of friction during the collision, find the velocity of the sled and person as they move away. (b) The sled and person coast 30.0 m...
February 28, 2007 by Mary

Physics URGENT!!!
A sled loaded with bricks has a total mass of 18.0 kg and is pulled at constant speed by a rope inclined at 40.0o above the horizontal. The sledge moves a distance of 16.0 m on a horizontal surface. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the sledge and surface is 0.510...
October 5, 2012 by Megan

Physics URGENT!!!
A sled loaded with bricks has a total mass of 18.0 kg and is pulled at constant speed by a rope inclined at 40.0o above the horizontal. The sledge moves a distance of 16.0 m on a horizontal surface. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the sledge and surface is 0.510...
October 8, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics
A crate of potatoes of mass 23.0 kg is on a ramp with angle of incline 30° to the horizontal. The coefficients of friction are μs = 0.78 and μk = 0.35. Find the frictional force (magnitude and direction) on the crate if the crate is at rest. I don't understand why I ...
September 23, 2012 by Alyssa

@ elena
In the figure the coefficient of static friction between mass (MA) and the table is 0.40, whereas the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.28 ? part a) What minimum value of (MA) will keep the system from starting to move? part b) What value of(MA) will keep the system moving ...
May 8, 2012 by ally

science please help
could you please give me an example of the following(types of friction) : -static -sliding And also: -friction -buoyant force -air resistance Thank You!
March 31, 2010 by dina

Physics
A 24 kg box is released on a 21 degree incline and accelerates down the incline at 0.27 m/s^2. a) Find the friction force impeding its motion. b) What is the coefficient of kinetic friction?
September 19, 2010 by Robert

Physics
A skier goes down a slope inclined at 25 degrees. Her mass including equipment is 60.0kg. a. What is her acceleration if friction is negligible? b. What is her acceleration if friction is 45.0 N?
October 23, 2010 by Adam

AP Physics
An 18.0 kg box is released on a 35.0° incline and accelerates down the incline at 0.269 m/s2. Find the friction force impeding its motion. How large is the coefficient of friction?
November 14, 2010 by maddy

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