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Homework Help: A grinder has a 6.01 kg steel block on a 1.46 m long arm.

  1. Nov 7, 2015 #1
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    A grinder consists of a 6.01 kg steel block on a 1.46 m long arm that spins around a table. If the angular acceleration is -1.62 rads/s2, what is the coefficient of friction between the steel block and the table?

    I'm having trouble with attempting the question, especially drawing free body diagram for this problem.
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  3. Nov 7, 2015 #2


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    Are there any pictures which go with this problem? Any other information which you may not have included?

    Please don't delete parts of the HW template.
  4. Nov 7, 2015 #3
    No there were no pictures.
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