Simple Energy Problem

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While studying for my AP physics midterm i was looking back at old topics and came across a problem i'm having a lot of trouble with

If an object sliding on a rough surface experiences an increase in KE of "E" while being pushed by a constant force of "F" through a distance "d" what is the force due to friction
 

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Simon Bridge
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Work is energy too.
 
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The total (net) work is equal to the change in kinetic energy.
 
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