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What is mu k

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[tex]\mu[/tex]k

i don't know what it means??
 

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Pengwuino
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Context helps.
 
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Context helps.

1. Suppose a hanging 1.0kg lab mass is attached to a 4.0kg block on the table


a. If the coefficient of kinetic friction, [tex]\mu[/tex]k is .2, what is the acceleration?
 
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[tex]\mu[/tex]k

i don't know what it means??
At a guess I'd say the coefficient of kinetic friction, but it is difficult to tell without any context and Pengwuino said.
 
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1. Suppose a hanging 1.0kg lab mass is attached to a 4.0kg block on the table


a. If the coefficient of kinetic friction, [tex]\mu[/tex]k is .2, what is the acceleration?
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