Work, Friction, Inclined Plane

  1. If a mass of 100kg is to be pushed up a plane inclined at 20 degrees from the horizontal, with a total displacement of 2.0 m, and a coefficient of friction of 0.20, how much work has to be done? Looking for the formula. Thanks!!
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  3. Work is defined as force (parallel) component multiplied by the distance.Remember to label all the forces acting on this object of mass 100g.
    Last edited: Nov 8, 2005
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