Fundamentals of Physics Extended (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-11823-072-8
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Chapter 6 - Force and Motion-II - Problems: 3b

Answer

123 N

Work Step by Step

If 17kg of clothing is removed, we merely follow the same procedure as in part a but find the new weight. We find this to be (45kg - 17kg) * 9.8 = 274N. Then to find the Frictional Force we take Ff = N*mu where mu is 0.45 so the Force would be 123N
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