Physics 163

Unit 3: Motion in Two-Dimensions

Problem Set E

 

Problem 17:

Use the diagram below to assist in your problem solving. A 3.96-kg object is placed upon an inclined plane which has an incline angle (theta) of 54.4 degrees (theta). If the object slides down the inclined plane with a constant velocity of 1.8 m/s, then what is the force of friction (in Newtons) acting upon the object?

 

 

 

 

 

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