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Find the coefficient of friction between the puck and the ice.

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1. Homework Statement

A hockey puck leaves a player's stick with a speed of 9.90 m/s and slides 35.0 m before coming to rest.


2. Homework Equations

Find the coefficient of friction between the puck and the ice.


3. The Attempt at a Solution

I don't even know how to approach this problem
 

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First you find the acceleration.
 
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First find the average acceleration that puck had when slowing down from 9.9 m/s to 0 over 35 meters. you can use v^2=v^2+2ad equation.
 
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First find the average acceleration that puck had when slowing down from 9.9 m/s to 0 over 35 meters. you can use v^2=v^2+2ad equation.
Ah, I see, so I had to divide accelration by gravity. Thanks!
 

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