Physics 163

Unit 2: Newton's Laws of Motion

Problem Set B

 

Problem #9:

Claire deAisles applies a horizontal force of 1182.7 N to accelerate a 78.6 kg supermarket crate. The coefficient of friction between the crate and the floor is 0.80. Determine the acceleration (in m/s/s) of the crate. (Enter your answer, accurate to the third decimal place.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The task of constructing a free-body diagram for a physical situation is discussed in detail at The Physics Classroom.

The task of determining an accleration value if given values of individual forces is discussed in detail at The Physics Classroom.

 

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