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Homework Help: Tension in the room

  1. Dec 9, 2014 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    A cart loaded with books has a total mass of 20kg and is pulled at a constant speed by a rope inclined at 30 degrees above the horizontal. The cart moves a distance of 10m on a horizontal surface. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the cart and the surface is 0.45. Find the tension in the rope.

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
  2. jcsd
  3. Dec 9, 2014 #2
    Try drawing all the components of the forces.
  4. Dec 9, 2014 #3
    I have I need a step by step breakdown.
  5. Dec 9, 2014 #4
    Post a picture of your attempt. Even an MS Paint jpeg would do.
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