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Is this exactly how the problem was given to you?I need to find the coefficient of friction and the angle of an incline with only knowing a distance of 18.0 meters and a time of 10.0 seconds.

Perhaps the point is to have you go learn it yourself. Do you have a textbook?I have absolutely no idea where to begin because my teacher never taught us how to do such equations.

No one here will just hand you a solution, but we will help you. Do you know how to draw a free body diagram? Do you know Newton's second law? Kinematics equations? Whatif anyone can figure the problem out for me that would be awesome of you. thanks a lot!

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I have the same problem, but just with different numbers, mine being 12.0m and 8.00s.

My question is whether or not I have to find acceleration.

Also, should I be assuming for one and then solving for the other? I mean, we are given no other forces so they must not have any importance.

Nevermind, got it. Acceleration is just m/s and then you just use any weight (I used 10 kg) in order to figure out the forces, which are variables.

My question is whether or not I have to find acceleration.

Also, should I be assuming for one and then solving for the other? I mean, we are given no other forces so they must not have any importance.

Nevermind, got it. Acceleration is just m/s and then you just use any weight (I used 10 kg) in order to figure out the forces, which are variables.

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nothingknower did you just assume for the angle?

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