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Homework Help: The Coefficient of Kinetic Friction

  1. Oct 9, 2005 #1
    I need help bigtime.

    I need to derive an equation for the coefficient of kinetic friction in terms of the acceleration.

    and I need to dervie an equation similar to the one above for the kinetic coefficient of friction of an object sliding down an inclined plane. Thanks.
    Last edited: Oct 9, 2005
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  3. Oct 9, 2005 #2


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    Could you be more explicit for your first question?

    For your third question draw a Free Body Diagram, and apply Newton's 2nd Law for constant mass.
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