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

A block of mass m1 = 2 kg and a block of mass m2 = 3 kg are tied together and are pulled from rest across the floor by a force of Fp = 20 N. The coefficient of friction of the blocks with the floor is µ = 0.23.

2. Relevant equations

What is the acceleration of the two blocks?

3. The attempt at a solution

a=F/(m1 + m2)

a=20N/(2kg + 3kg)

a=4 m/s^2 ???

I know that somehow µ = 0.23 is involved, but i dont know where to use it.

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# Homework Help: Connected objects w/ friction

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