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Simple Energy Problem

  1. Nov 19, 2011 #1
    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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  3. Nov 19, 2011 #2

    Simon Bridge

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    Work is energy too.
  4. Nov 19, 2011 #3
    The total (net) work is equal to the change in kinetic energy.
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