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Homework Help: Someone please help me i just dont get it

  1. Dec 5, 2004 #1
    Heres my problem..i just dont get it..and im in AP Phys.... :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused:

    A greased pig slides down a slide in 1/2 the time it takes for the same pig to slide down the same slide "dry." What is the coefficient of friction of the "dry" pig as a function of (theta). If the angle the slide makes with the horizontal is 27(degrees) what is (Mu)??
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  3. Dec 5, 2004 #2


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    Apply Newton's 2nd Law on both cases, then use a kinematics formula with time and work it from there.
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