A pizza box thrown across the room strikes
the floor with a horizontal velocity of 2.0 m/s.
If the 300-g box encounters a floor with a
coefficient of kinetic friction of 0.3, how far
will the box slide before coming to rest?
The Attempt at a Solution
So I did it by using the equation a=ug(u is coefficient of kinetic friction), and I got -2.94 m/s^2 as the acceleration. Then, I used a kinematics equation and found d to be 0.68 m, but the answer says its 0.068 m. Is the answer at the back wrong?
Also, I was wondering if the given 300g mass of the box was needed in the solution?