I am having real problems understanding friction and how it relates to problems. Right now all I have to work with is a Cal-oriented book, but the class I'm in is taught with just Trig. I am completely lost. Your help would be greatly appreciated.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Starting from rest, a 4.33 kg block slides 2.82 m down a rough 25.8 degree incline. The coeficient of kinetic friction between the block and the incline is 0.481. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2.

a.) Find the work done by the force of gravity. Answer in units of J.

b.) Find the work done by the friction force between block and incline. Answer in units of J.

c.) Find the work done by the normal force. Answer in units of J.

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# Homework Help: Friction Force

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