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Homework Help: Acceleration down a ramp given mass and friction

  1. Feb 26, 2016 #1
    A 3.55 kg object is on a 33 degree incline. Static friction = 0.614. Kinetic = 0.220. Find the acceleration of the body.

    I just need help setting up the equation.
     
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  3. Feb 26, 2016 #2

    Buzz Bloom

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    hi kmerr:

    I suggest as a first step: draw a diagram which shows all the forces and makes clear the objects the forces act on.

    Regards,
    Buzz
     
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