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Physics
In attempting to pass the puck to a teammate, a hockey player gives it an initial speed of 2.0m/s, but because of the kinetic friction between the puck and the ice, the puck travels only half the distance between the players before coming to rest. Assuming that the ice's ...
December 4, 2009 by John

Physics
In moving a 35.0 kg desk from one side of a classroom to the other, a professor finds that a horizontal force of 300 N is necessary to set the desk in motion, and a force of 185 N is necessary to keep it in motion at a constant speed. (a) What is the coefficient of static ...
September 22, 2010 by Greg

Physics
True or False: If no friction forces are present the work done by a force on an object increases either its kinetic energy or its potential energy.
December 13, 2011 by David

physics
An object glides on a horizontal tabletop with a coefficient of kinetic friction of 0.55. If its initial velocity is 4.1 m/s, how long does it take for the object to come to rest?
January 28, 2012 by Rachel

physics
A box slides down a 33.3 ◦ ramp with an acceleration of 1.07 m/s 2 . The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s 2 . Determine the coefficient of kinetic friction
December 4, 2012 by Anonymous

physics
a crate mass 20 kg is being pushed by a person with horizontal force of 63 N, moving with a constant velocity [E]. find the force of kinetic friction.
December 17, 2012 by heaaaavy

Help pls.
Compute the acceleration of the block sliding down a 30 deg inclined plane if the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.20. Show solution pls.
August 23, 2014 by Yan-yan

physics
A 80kg crate Is pushed 35m across the floor with a force of 500n the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.25 how much for is done on the crate by pushing it"
October 20, 2014 by dayton

please help! physics
A block of mass m is pushed along a horizontal table by a force F= 70 N at an angle 55 degrees with the horizontal. The coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.3
October 20, 2014 by Mike

Physics
A loaded penguin sled weighing 81 N rests on a plane inclined at angle θ = 21 to the horizontal (Fig. 6-23). Between the sled and the plane, the coefficient of static friction is 0.24, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.13. (a) What is the minimum magnitude of ...
October 10, 2010 by Alaina

Physics
A loaded penguin sled weighing 73 N rests on a plane inclined at angle θ = 21 to the horizontal (Fig. 6-23). Between the sled and the plane, the coefficient of static friction is 0.24, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.19. (a) What is the minimum magnitude of ...
October 1, 2011 by Granger

physics
A loaded penguin sled weighing 75 N rests on a plane inclined at angle θ = 24 to the horizontal (Fig. 6-28). Between the sled and the plane, the coefficient of static friction is 0.25, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.13. (a) What is the minimum magnitude of ...
October 23, 2011 by Taylor

Physics
A loaded penguin sled weighing 66 N rests on a plane inclined at angle θ = 24 to the horizontal (Fig. 6-23). Between the sled and the plane, the coefficient of static friction is 0.22, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.13. (a) What is the minimum magnitude of ...
October 23, 2011 by Ted

physics HELP!!!
If the coefficient of kinetic friction is .25, how much horizontal force is needed to pull each of the following masses along a rough desk at a constant speed? a. 25 kg b. 15 kg c. 250 g explain please!!
November 4, 2008 by hailey

physics
the coefficient of kinetic friction between the two blocks shown is 0.26. The surface of the table and the pulleys are frictionless. (b) Determine the magnitude of the acceleration of each block. Find the tension in the strings
June 18, 2010 by please help quick

Physics
In the figure below, m1 = 3.1 kg, m2 = 5.8 kg, and the coefficient of kinetic friction between the inclined plane and the 3.1-kg block is μk = 0.27. Find the magnitude of the acceleration of the masses and the tension in the cord. The incline is at at 30 angle.
October 12, 2011 by Jimmy

physics
a bowling ball has a mass of 8kg. if it rolls down the alley, without slipping, at 7m/s, calculate a) the linear kinetic energy, b) the rotaional kinetic energy, c) the total kinetic engergy
January 12, 2011 by vanessa

Physics
An block of mass , starting from rest, slides down an inclined plane of length and angle with respect to the horizontal. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the inclined surface is . At the bottom of the incline, the block slides along a horizontal and ...
October 10, 2013 by sied

physic
Hi! please help A sledge loaded with bricks has a total mass of 17.8 kg and is pulled at constant speed by a rope inclined at 20.8 above the horizontal. The sledge moves a distance of 20.6 m on a horizontal surface. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the sledge and ...
October 20, 2009 by Chan

Physics
Consider a wet roadway banked as in the following figure, where there is a coefficient of static friction of 0.30 and a coefficient of kinetic friction of 0.25 between the tires and the roadway. The radius of the curve is R = 50 m. (a) If the banking angle is 25o, what is the ...
September 23, 2014 by HelpMaths

physics
A small girl and boy take a sled up to the top of a snow covered slope which is inclined 30 degrees above the horizontal. The girl, boy and the sled have a mass of 160 kg. The coefficient of static friction is 0.28 and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.14 between the ...
December 11, 2012 by Anonymous

physics
A small girl and boy take a sled up to the top of a snow covered slope which is inclined 30 degrees above the horizontal. The girl, boy and the sled have a mass of 160 kg. The coefficient of static friction is 0.28 and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.14 between the ...
December 11, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics: Work
1st question: I was solving a question and I was asked the work done by friction. It is natural that work done by friction (a retarding force)should be negative and in my answer it was. However, just to be sure, work can be negative? 2nd question: A block of m = 2.00kg is ...
March 12, 2007 by Matt

Physics
A book whose mass is 3 kg is projected up a long 40 degree incline with an initial speed of 25 m/s The coefficient of kinetic friction between the book and the Mane is 0.20. (a)
November 18, 2006 by Vv

science
How long will it take a 1000-kg car with a power output of 20 kW to go from 10m/s to 20 m/s? Ignoring friction, the change in kinetic energy has to equal Power*time
February 19, 2007 by tasha

physics
What is the minimum downward force on the box in the figure that will keep it from slipping? The coefficients of static and kinetic friction between the box and the floor are 0.30 and 0.20, respectively.
March 15, 2010 by norm

physics
What is the minimum downward force on the box in the figure that will keep it from slipping? The coefficients of static and kinetic friction between the box and the floor are 0.35 and 0.25, respectively.
June 14, 2010 by Anonymous

Physics
Please heeelp!!! A 65.0 kg diver is 2.10 m above the water, falling at speed of 6.70 m/s. Calculate her kinetic energy as she hits the water. (Neglect air friction)
March 19, 2011 by Ly

physics
A horizontal force of 5.0 N is required to move a body of mass 3.0 kg with uniform velocity along a horizontal floor. Find the coefficient of kinetic friction.
November 17, 2011 by Ange

physics
the force of kinetic friction between a 60 kg object and a horizontal surface is 50 N. if the initial speed of the object is 25 m/s, what distance will it slide before coming to a stop?
December 20, 2011 by Dasha

physics
What is the minimum downward force on the box in the figure that will keep it from slipping? The coefficients of static and kinetic friction between the box and the floor are 0.38 and 0.28, respectively.
June 7, 2012 by garth

Physics
a simple pendulum consists of a 1.5 kg mass connected to a cored without and mass or friction. Initially the pendulum is vertically positioned when a 2.0 kg mass collides with ie, causing the pendulum to displace vertically upward 1.25 m. After the collision, the 2.0 kg mass ...
April 22, 2013 by Natalia

11th grade
A flight attendant pulls her 70.0 N flight bag a distance of 263 m along a level airport floor at a constant speed. The force she exerts is 41.0 N at an angle of 52.0 above the horizontal. (a) Find the work she does on the flight bag. (b) Find the work done by the force of ...
April 15, 2010 by brittany

Physics
A 60 kg block slides along the top of a 100 kg block with an acceleration of 3.0 m/s2 when a horizontal force F of 320 N is applied. The 100 kg block sits on a horizontal frictionless surface, but there is friction between the two blocks. (a) Find the coefficient of kinetic ...
October 12, 2011 by Henry

physics
Starting from rest, a 75 kg skier slides down a 17.0 slope. If the coefficient of kinetic friction between the skis and snow is 0.120 and it takes 16.9 s to get to the bottom, how long is the ski trail? (Use g = 9.8 m/s2.)
October 30, 2012 by Ashley

Physics
A 1 kg hockey puck is sliding on the ice at 5m/s and stops on some dirt in 2 secs. I need to find the coefficient of kinetic friction. I found the acceleration being -2.5m/s^s (0-5m/s / 2s) Idk what to do next pleaseeee help
June 1, 2014 by Lola

Physics
In order to determine the coefficients of friction between rubber and various surfaces, a student uses a rubber eraser and an incline. In one experiment, the eraser begins to slip down the incline when the angle of inclination is 36.4 and then moves down the incline with ...
November 3, 2009 by Chloe

PHYSICS
Two objects are connected by a massless string as shown in the figure below. The pulley is massless and rotates without friction. The object of mass m = 1.7 kg slides without friction on an inclined plane which makes an angle of = 38 with the horizontal. The object of mass ...
March 17, 2011 by Tanya

9th grade -physical science
a the top of a hill a rollercoaster has 67,500j of kinetic energy and 290,000j of potential energy. gradually the roller coaster comes to a stop due to friction. if the roller coaster has 30,000j of potential energy when it stops, how much heat energy is generated by friction ...
May 3, 2010 by robbie

Physics
When a driver brakes an automobile, friction between the brake disks and the brake pads converts part of the car's translational kinetic energy to internal energy. If a 1500 kg automobile traveling at 42 m/s comes to a halt after its brakes are applied, how much can the ...
January 13, 2013 by I'm going to die please help

physics
When a driver brakes an automobile, friction between the brake disks and the brake pads converts part of the car's translational kinetic energy to internal energy. If a 1280 kg automobile traveling at 30.8 m/s comes to a halt after its brakes are applied, how much can the ...
March 14, 2013 by Jayde Larson

physics
Suppose that a 200g mass (0.20kg) is oscillating at the end of a spring upon a horizontal surface that is essentially friction-free. The spring can be both stretched and compressed and have a spring constant of 240N/m. It was originally stretched a distance of 12cm (0.12m) ...
March 13, 2012 by Kayla

Physics
A box is being pushed up the ramp by you at a 15 degree angle. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the box and ramp is .4. The box has a mass of 12 kg and you are pushing up the ramp with a force of 95N. What is the kinetic frictional force? What is the sum of forces (...
December 7, 2011 by robert

Physics
A box of mass 250 kg slides 4.6 m down an inclined plane of 31. Jim pushes against the box to keep it from accelerating. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the box and the ramp is 0.41 (a) Calculate the magnitude of the force exerted by Jim. (b) Calculate the work ...
March 8, 2012 by Sarah

physical
Problem 1 A goalkeeper kicks a ball of mass 400 g in the air, and reaches a position of height 15.9 m above the ground corresponding to a horizontal distance 19.7 m from its initial position. During its flight, the ball experiences a horizontal friction force of 3 N from a ...
December 8, 2011 by sumi

physical
Problem 1 A goalkeeper kicks a ball of mass 400 g in the air, and reaches a position of height 15.9 m above the ground corresponding to a horizontal distance 19.7 m from its initial position. During its flight, the ball experiences a horizontal friction force of 3 N from a ...
December 8, 2011 by sumi

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

Physics
A block of wood is pulled by a horizontal string across a horizontal surface at a constant velotcity with a force of 20 N. What is the coefficient of kinetic friction between the surfaces?
October 13, 2010 by Kelsey

Physic
A block moves up an incline of 45 inches at constant speed, because the action of a force of 15 N parallel to the incline. If the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.3. Determine the weight of the box.
November 7, 2010 by Luz

physics
determine the acceleration of a 25 kg crate being dragged across a floor by a 150 N force at a 42 degree angle above the floor where the kinetic coefficient of friction is .52.
April 23, 2012 by Syd

Physica
a man pushes a box of mass 5 kg in a horizontal direction by 10 N force on the surface through a distance of 5m if the cofficien of kinetic friction is 0.2 the total work done on the box is
July 15, 2012 by Q19

Physica
a man pushes a box of mass 5 kg in a horizontal direction by 10 N force on the surface through a distance of 5m if the cofficien of kinetic friction is 0.2 the total work done on the box is
July 16, 2012 by 1919

Physica
a man pushes a box of mass 5 kg in a horizontal direction by 10 N force on the surface through a distance of 5m if the cofficien of kinetic friction is 0.2 the total work done on the box is
July 17, 2012 by 1999999

physics
A person pulls with a force of 40 N on two boxes at rest. The top box is 3.0 kg and the bottom box is 6.0 kg. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the floor and the larger box is .20 and the angle is 30 degrees. a) if the smaller box doesn't slide on top of the larger ...
October 27, 2010 by caroline

physics
A person pulls with a force of 40 N on two boxes at rest. The top box is 3.0 kg and the bottom box is 6.0 kg. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the floor and the larger box is .20 and the angle is 30 degrees. a) if the smaller box doesn't slide on top of the larger ...
October 28, 2010 by caroline

Physics
A light string, connects blocks 1 and 2 of masses m1 and m2. These blocks are further connected to a block of mass M by another light string that passes over a pulley of negligible mass and friction. Blocks 1 and 2 move with a constant velocity v down the inclined plane, which...
December 9, 2010 by Rahul

Thermodynamic Physics
When a driver brakes an automobile, friction between the brake disks and the brake pads converts part of the car's translational kinetic energy to internal energy. If a 1500 kg automobile traveling at 42 m/s comes to a halt after its brakes are applied, how much can the ...
January 13, 2013 by Kristal

phyiscs help please
A 3.00*10^2 N force is pulling an 80.0 kg refrigerator across a horizontal surface. The force acts at an angle of 18.0 above the surface. The coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.200, and the refrigerator moves a distance of 8.00 m. (a) Find the work done by the pulling force...
October 29, 2010 by Anonymous

physics
You are trying to slide a refrigerator across a horizontal floor. The mass of the refrigerator is 199 kg, and you need to exert a force of 343 N to make it just begin to move. (a) What is the coefficient of static friction between the floor and the refrigerator? F=(mu)m*g 343\...
September 9, 2010 by bill

Physics
1.A 4.5kg object is at rest on a table with state friction of 0.56 and kinetic friction of 0.46. A force is applied such that the object just beings to move. If that same force is maintained, at what rate will the object accelerate? The answer is 0.98m/^2 2.A 2.0kg block is at...
June 16, 2012 by Need help

physics
Two blocks with mass m1 = 4.2 kg and m2 = 4.7 kg are connected by a massless string over a frictionless and massless pulley. The angle of the incline is equal to 27.5. The kinetic coefficient of friction between m1 and the incline is 0.28. What is the minimum value of the ...
December 4, 2010 by sky

physics
A moving 1.60 kg block collides with a horizontal spring whose spring constant is 295 N/m. The block compresses the spring a maximum distance of 3.50 cm from its rest position. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the horizontal surface is 0.500. What is ...
February 28, 2008 by rory

Physics
A moving 4.80 kg block collides with a horizontal spring whose spring constant is 243 N/m. The block compresses the spring a maximum distance of 5.50 cm from its rest position. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the horizontal surface is 0.390. What is ...
March 5, 2008 by Courtney

physics
A moving 3.20 kg block collides with a horizontal spring whose spring constant is 224 N/m. The block compresses the spring a maximum distance of 5.50 cm from its rest position. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the horizontal surface is 0.490. What is ...
December 30, 2013 by Laura

Physics
A moving 3.20 kg block collides with a horizontal spring whose spring constant is 224 N/m. The block compresses the spring a maximum distance of 5.50 cm from its rest position. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the horizontal surface is 0.490. What is ...
December 31, 2013 by Laura

Physics
A moving 3.20 kg block collides with a horizontal spring whose spring constant is 224 N/m. The block compresses the spring a maximum distance of 5.50 cm from its rest position. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the horizontal surface is 0.490. What is ...
January 1, 2014 by Laura

physics
A box of mass 52 kg starts from rest to slide down a ramp that makes an angle of 16.6 degrees with respect to the horizontal. 4.1 seconds later, it has covered a distance of 3.98 meters. What is the coefficient of kinetic friction?
February 22, 2014 by Tammie

physics
A 10 kg crate is pulled up a rough incline with an initial speed of 1.5 m/s. The pulling force is 100 N parallel to the incline, which makes an angle of 20 degrees with the horizontal. If the coefficient of kinetic friction is .40 and the crate is pulled a distance of 5 m, (a...
October 22, 2007 by Anonymous

physics
A 10 kg crate is pulled up a rough incline with an initial speed of 1.5 m/s. The pulling force is 100 N parallel to the incline, which makes an angle of 20 degrees with the horizontal. If the coefficient of kinetic friction is .40 and the crate is pulled a distance of 5 m, (a...
October 23, 2007 by Anonymous

Physics
A roller-coaster car with a mass of 650 kg starts at rest from a point 28 m above the ground. At point B, it is 14 m above the ground. [Express your answers in kilojoules (kJ).] (a) What is the initial potential energy of the car? 1 . kJ (b) What is the potential energy at ...
March 5, 2012 by Sara

Classical Mechanics Physics
A block of mass m= 3 kg is initially at rest on a horizontal surface. At time t=0, we begin pushing on it with a horizontal force that varies with time as F(t)=βt2, where β= 1.2 N/s2. We stop pushing at time t1=5 s [F(t)=0 for t>t1]. (a) First, assume the surface ...
December 6, 2013 by Anonymous

AP Physics
27. a)In the 1950s, an experimental train that had a mass of 32800 kg was powered across a level track by a jet engine that produced a thrust of 4.37 10^5 N for a distance of 465 m.Find the work done on the train. Answer in units of J. b)Find the change in kinetic energy. ...
February 26, 2011 by jeff

Physics
A 3.0 kg block is being pulled with a horizontal force of 29.7 N. If the block is accelerating at 3.2 m/s/s, what is the coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the table?
November 2, 2010 by keith

Physics
A 260 kg piano slides 4.1 m down a 30 incline and is kept from accelerating by a man who is pushing back on it parallel to the incline (Fig. 6-36). The effective coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.40. (a) Calculate the force exerted by the man. (b) Calculate the work done ...
November 14, 2010 by Joe

Physics
A 255 kg piano slides 4.3 m down a 30 incline and is kept from accelerating by a man who is pushing back on it parallel to the incline (Fig. 6-35). The effective coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.40. (a) Calculate the force exerted by the man. (b) Calculate the work done ...
March 2, 2011 by Maria

Physics
A 255 kg piano slides 4.3 m down a 30 incline and is kept from accelerating by a man who is pushing back on it parallel to the incline (Fig. 6-35). The effective coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.40. (a) Calculate the force exerted by the man. (b) Calculate the work done ...
March 2, 2011 by Maria

Physics
A 305 kg piano slides 4.0 m down a 30 incline and is kept from accelerating by a man who is pushing back on it parallel to the incline. The effective coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.40. (a) Calculate the force exerted by the man. (b) Calculate the work done by the man on...
March 23, 2011 by Robert

Science (please check my answers)
7. During the process of photosynthesis, plants convert carbon dioxide and water into glucose. Covalent bonds hold the glucose molecules together. The breaking of the covalent bonds during digestion releases energy. The type of energy released is (1 point) kinetic energy. ...
February 5, 2014 by CCA

Physics( Checking answer)
Sorry for re-posting but I really need to know if I did it right. Please someone help! Two 3.0g bullets are fired with speeds of 40.0 m/s and 80.0 m/s respectively. What are their kinetic energies? Which bullet has more kinetic energy? What is the ratio of their kinetic ...
October 31, 2010 by Cory

physics
a bus slams on brakes to avoid an acciden.the tread marks of the tires are 80 meter long. if coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.7, what was the speed before applying the brakes?
October 2, 2010 by kristel

physics
a 20 N force pulls a 5kg box at a 60 degree angle above horizontal along the floor. If the Kinetic friction between contact surfaces is 2N. what is the acceleration of the box?
November 3, 2010 by Meme

physics
a 20 N force pulls a 5kg box at a 60 degree angle above horizontal along the floor. If the Kinetic friction between contact surfaces is 2N. what is the acceleration of the box?
November 3, 2010 by Meme

physics
A 290 kg piano slides 4.0 m down a 30 incline and is kept from accelerating by a man who is pushing back on it parallel to the incline (Fig. 6-36). The effective coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.40
March 21, 2011 by md8

physics
7. Imagine that the coefficient of kinetic friction between a certain 15-kg box and the floor is 0.35. How hard would you have to push on it to move it at a constant speed of 2.6 m/s across the floor?
May 6, 2011 by Anonymous

Physics Conservation of Energy
During a rockslide, a 740 kg rock slides from rest down a hillside that is 500 m long and 300 m high. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the rock and the hill surface is 0.18. (a) If the gravitational potential energy U of the rock-Earth system is set to zero at the ...
February 10, 2013 by Kevin

Physics Conservation of Energy
During a rockslide, a 740 kg rock slides from rest down a hillside that is 500 m long and 300 m high. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the rock and the hill surface is 0.18. (a) If the gravitational potential energy U of the rock-Earth system is set to zero at the ...
February 10, 2013 by Kevin

phy
A 290 kg piano slides 4.6 m down a 30 incline and is kept from accelerating by a man who is pushing back on it parallel to the incline. The effective coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.40. (a) Calculate the force exerted by the man. N (b) Calculate the work done by the man ...
September 25, 2010 by mas

physics
As shown in the figure, a block of mass M1 = 0.470 kg is initially at rest on a slab of mass M2 = 0.850 kg, and the slab is initially at rest on a level table. A string of negligible mass is connected to the slab, runs over a frictionless pulley on the edge of the table, and ...
October 17, 2011 by Jimmy

PHysics!!
Starting from rest at a height equal to the radius of the circular track, a block of mass 25 kg slides down a quarter circular track under the influence of gravity with friction present (of coefficient μ). The radius of the track is 15 m. The acceleration of gravity is 9....
May 8, 2012 by Bob

physics
The coefficient of static friction between a block and a horizontal floor is 0.414, while the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.107. The mass of the block is 4.03 kg. A horizontal force is applied to the block and slowly increased. What is the value of the applied ...
September 23, 2012 by Liz

physics
a motorist runs out of gas and must push his 3000kg car across a flat road 200m to the gas station. ignoring friction how much work must be done in order to get the car to the gas pump? if the motorist accomplishes this in 10 minutes, how much power has he applied? what if the...
January 8, 2011 by matt

physics
A block of mass 2 kg is propelled by a spring with spring constant k=5200N/m onto a smooth (frictionless) track. The spring is initially compressed a distance of 0.13 m from its equilibrium configuration. At the end of the track there is a rough inclined plane at an angle of ...
October 28, 2010 by Nicole

physics
An object of mass 10.0 kg is released from the top of an inclined plane which makes an angle of inclination of 30 degrees with the horizontal. The object slides along the inclined plane. The questions refer to the instant when the object has traveled through a distance of 2.00...
July 31, 2010 by Chika

physics
A block of mass m is initially at rest at the top of an inclined plane with a height = 4.4 m which makes and angle of θ = 17 degrees with respect to the horizontal. It is observed to be traveling at v = 0.2 m/s a distance d after the end of the inclined plane as shown. ...
October 7, 2013 by carlo

physics
The coefficient of static friction between a block and a horizontal floor is 0.35, while the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.12. The mass of the block is 4.5 kg. A horizontal force is applied to the block and slowly increased. (a) What is the value of the applied ...
February 16, 2012 by Julie

physics
The coefficient of static friction between a block and a horizontal floor is 0.40, while the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.15. The mass of the block is 5.0 kg. A horizontal force is applied to the block and slowly increased. (a) What is the value of the applied ...
March 15, 2012 by nuwan

physics
The coefficient of static friction between a block and a horizontal floor is 0.40, while the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.15. The mass of the block is 5.0 kg. A horizontal force is applied to the block and slowly increased. (a) What is the value of the applied ...
March 15, 2012 by tharidu

physics
The coefficient of static friction between a block and a horizontal floor is 0.40, while the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.15. The mass of the block is 5.0 kg. A horizontal force is applied to the block and slowly increased. (a) What is the value of the applied ...
March 15, 2012 by tharidu

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 baseball player with mass m = 80 kg, sliding into second base, is retarded by a frictional force of magnitude 450 N. What is the coefficient of kinetic friction k between the player and the ground?
February 21, 2010 by Anonymous

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