How to find the Coefficient of friction from Fn and Ff Graph

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Homework Statement


I have a Force Normal vs Force Friction Graph and I wan to find the coefficient of friction from the graph.

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I have tried the formula ff= uFN but my teacher is looking for me to do it using the graph
 

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kuruman
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##F^{max}_s=\mu_s~F_N## is of the form y = slope * x.
 
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Look up the general equation for a straight line. Usually expressed as

Y=mx + c

m is the slope
c is the vertical offset (point where the line intercepts the y axis).
 

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