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A sled is pulled at a constant velocity across a horizontal snow surface. If a force of 100 N is applied to the sled at an angle of 40 degrees to the ground, what is the force of friction between the sled and the snow?

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    For equilibrium in the horizontal direction,
    Frictional force = Fcos(θ)

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