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Does the Book Move? An Introductory Friction Problem

Determine if the book moves or not and the acceleration of the book. It’s all about static and kinetic friction.
Want Lecture Notes? This is an AP Physics 1 topic.

Content Times:
0:08 Reading and translating the problem
0:57 5 Steps to help solve any Free Body Diagram problem
1:26 Drawing the Free Body Diagram
2:24 Sum the forces in the y-direction
3:22 Sum the forces in the x-direction
4:56 The answer to part (a)
6:22 Solving part (b)

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Previous Video: Experimentally Graphing the Force of Friction


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