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Horizontal Force - Friction Problem

  1. Sep 10, 2006 #1
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    How would I go about solving this problem?
    Do you just ignore the sled and snow friction?
    Any help would be great.
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 11, 2006 #2
    You can't ignore the sled and snow friction. Please that note that the force you exert of the sled + penguin is not the force experience by the penguin, since part of the force is " filtered" off by friction between the snow and sled.

    This should be enough to send you in the right direction :)

    Off Topic : Cute Penguin you have BTW
     
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