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A 4.00 kg block is pushed along the ceiling

  1. Oct 30, 2006 #1
    with a constant applied force of 85.0 N that acts at an angle of 55.0° with the horizontal. the block accelerates to the right at 6.00 m/s². determine the coefficient of kinetic frction between the block and the ceiling.
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  3. Oct 30, 2006 #2
    Could you please show us your work, or at least thoughts on how to begin this problem? Try to draw yourself a picture and look at the forces involved. In what direction does the kinetic friction force act?etcetc
  4. Oct 30, 2006 #3
    i sorta drew a diagram of the forces, but still didn't really get it.
  5. Oct 30, 2006 #4
    Did you break down the force?
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