(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A father gives his daughter a ride on a sled by applying a force F at an angle θ = 26.0° with respect to the horizontal. If the coefficient of static friction is µs = 0.153, and the combined mass of sled and child is m = 24.0 kg

What is the minimum amount of force required to move the sled from rest by

pulling it

2. Relevant equations

F=ma

3. The attempt at a solution

I have tried multiple ways and i keep getting the wrong answer,

I think i should take the sum of all the forces in the x direction and of the y direction and somehow get the force i need but im not exactly sure.

HELP PLEASE?

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

**Physics Forums - The Fusion of Science and Community**

# Given the mass, angle, and the coefficient of static friction, find the pulling force

Know someone interested in this topic? Share a link to this question via email,
Google+,
Twitter, or
Facebook

Have something to add?

- Similar discussions for: Given the mass, angle, and the coefficient of static friction, find the pulling force

Loading...

**Physics Forums - The Fusion of Science and Community**