Brief summary: There is a block that travels down and frictionless curved ramp from A to B and it slides from B to C where the kinetic friction coefficient is 0.25(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Question: Determine the thermal energy produced as the block slides from B to C

My question:

I know for gravitational/vertical problems the equation would be change of kinetic energy plus the change of gravitation potential energy plus the force of friction*displacement = 0. Since nothing is falling and the displacement is purely horizontal, I am not sure what equation to use to solve this part of the problem

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# Question about thermal energy due to friction

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