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

A 2.7 kg steel block is at rest on a steel table. A horizontal string pulls on the block.

(a) What is the minimum string tension needed to move the block?

(b) If the string tension is 26 N, what is the block's speed after moving 1.0 m?

(c) If the string tension is 26 N and the table is coated with oil, what is the block's speed after moving 1.0 m?

2. Relevant equations

This is where I really need help. I figured out part A by using F=ma and then using the fact that the coefficient of static friction times the normal force equals the static friction that must be overcome to start movement.

What I need to know is how to get parts C and D...I need an equation to relate velocity to force.

3. The attempt at a solution

The answer it part A is 21.168 N

No idea on how to get parts B and C

Thanks for any help.

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