Physics 163

Unit 3: Motion in Two-Dimensions

Problem Set E

 

Problem 10:

Use the diagram below to assist in your problem solving. A 117-Newton force is being applied at an upward angle of 29 degrees (theta) to move a 33.1-kg box across a horizontal surface at a constant velocity. Determine the force of friction (in Newtons) acting upon the object.

 

 

 

 

 

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