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Introductory Kinetic Friction on an Incline Problem

By Flipping Physics, 06/16/2016

You place a book on a 14° incline and then let go of the book. If the book takes 2.05 seconds to travel 0.78 meters, what is the coefficient of kinetic friction between the book and the incline?
Want Lecture Notes? This is an AP Physics 1 Topic.

Content Times:
0:01 The example
0:13 Listing the known values
1:09 Drawing the free body diagram
1:58 Net force in the perpendicular direction
2:34 Net force in the parallel direction
4:03 Solving for acceleration
5:07 Solving for Mu
5:40 We made a mistake

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