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Homework Help: Momentum of lawnmower

  1. Mar 25, 2006 #1
    5 A man pushes a lawnmower of mass 20 kg at a
    constant speed with a force of 100 N directed along
    the handle, which is at 35° to the horizontal.
    a What is the horizontal retarding force on the
    mower?
    b What is the perpendicular reaction of the ground on
    the mower?
     
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  3. Mar 25, 2006 #2

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    What are your thoughts on this?
     
  4. Mar 25, 2006 #3
    i don't know
    but i tried w=mg
    then i applied wsin35
    but it was incoorect
     
  5. Mar 25, 2006 #4
    Resolve the force the man applies along the axes. What are the other forces acting on the mower?
     
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