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Homework Help: Friction and cart of mass Question

  1. Dec 2, 2004 #1
    I'm having trouble with this if anyone can help thanks.

    A cart with a mass of 2kg is pulled across a level desk by a horizontal force of 4N. If the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.12, what is the acceleration of the cart?
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  3. Dec 2, 2004 #2
    What have you done to try and solve the problem? Start off by drawing a free body diagram.
  4. Dec 2, 2004 #3
    ACTUALY i relooked it.......

    AND FINALY!!!! I GOT IT!!!!!!
  5. Dec 2, 2004 #4
    net force = applied force - coeff*m*g
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