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Equilibrium applications of newton's laws of motion III

  1. Oct 12, 2009 #1
    A toboggan slides down a hill and has a constant velocity. The angle of the hill is 8.80 with respect to the horizontal. What is the coefficient of kinetic frction between the surcae of the hill and the toboggan?

    So i used the formula: sum of forces(x)= cos (8.80)=0.98823
    Forces (y)= sin(8.80)=0.152986
    Fk=MkFn

    I'm not sure on what to do after this.
    Thank you!
     
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  3. Oct 12, 2009 #2

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