This problem is quite difficult for me. I know that there's a way to do this, but i can't figure it out. Could someone point me in the right direction? i dont need a solution, but a process would be nice.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A box is given an initial push so that it slides across the floor. How far will it go, given that the coefficient of friction is 0.30 and the push imparts an initial speed of 3.0 m/s?

so Vi = 3.0 m/s, Vf= 0 m/s and Mu = .3

gravity is always active (at 9.81 m/s^{2}), but i have no mass to calculate its force.

2. Relevant equations

all i know for friction:

F=ma (but i dont have mass, acceleration)

F= Mu Fn (Mu being the coefficient of friction, Fn being normal force)

i havnt chosen a distance equation because i dont have enough variables to do so.

3. The attempt at a solution

Without a formula, i cant solve... i cant even get started.

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# Homework Help: Solving for distance using only initial velocity and coefficient of friction

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