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A 230 kg steel crate is being pushed along a cement floor. The force of friction is 480 N to the left and the applied force is 1860 N to the right. What is the acceleration of the crate? (Hint: remember to find net force first)

a=6.00 m/s2
a=28.1 m/s2
a=8.10 m/s2
a=6.0 m/s2

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  1. net force is ... 1860 - 480

    the acceleration is the net force divided by the mass

    significant figures appear to be a factor (Hint: there are two)

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  2. A 230 kg steel crate is being pushed along a cement floor. The force of friction is 480 N to the left and the applied force is 1860 N to the right. What is the acceleration of the crate? (Hint: remember to find net force first)

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  3. 6.0m/s^2

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