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The Coefficient of Kinetic Friction: Baseball

A baseball player is running to second base at 5.63 m/s. When he is 5.20 m from the plate he goes into a slide. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the player and the ground is 0.220. What is his speed when he reaches the plate?
4.47 m/s
3.04 m/s
1.96 m/s
He stops before reaching the plate.

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A baseball player is running to second base at 5.63 m/s. When he is 5.20 m from the plate he goes into a slide. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the player and the ground is 0.220. What is his speed when he reaches the plate?
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