Coefficient of friction between puck and ice

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Homework Statement


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A hockey puck travels across the ice at 6.5m/s. the puck travels a total of 7.6m. What is the coefficient of friction between the puck and the ice.

Homework Equations


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fnet=ma
Ffr= coefficient of friction x force normal

The Attempt at a Solution


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I found my acceleration, but I feel like I cannot get the coefficient of friction without the mass. Please help.
 
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Answers and Replies

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It can be done with the 2 equations you gave. Just substitute everything you know and see if anything cancels.
 
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jtbell
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What is the normal force equal to, in this situation?
 

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