(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

An 85-N box of oranges is being pushed across a horizontal floor. As it moves, it is slowing at a constant rate of 0.90 m/s each second. The push force has a horizontal component of 20 N and a vertical component of 25 N downward.

2. Relevant equations

Calculate the coefficient of kinetic friction between the box and the floor.

3. The attempt at a solution

I have no idea how to solve this problem, here's what i wrote down on the test and only missed 7 points on a 17 point problem:

A = -0.90m/s^2

Fx = µxN

Fx = -0.90 * 20

Fx = -18 N

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# Homework Help: Calculating Kinetic Friction

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