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Physics - Find Weight, Force, Magnitude, Friction

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You push a 330 N trunk up a 20.0° inclined plane at a constant velocity by exerting a 220 N force parallel to the plane's surface.
(a) What is the component of the trunk's weight parallel to the plane?
________ N
(b) What is the sum of all forces parallel to the plane's surface?
_______ N
(c) What is the magnitude and direction of the friction force?
______ N

(d) What is the coefficient of friction?

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(a) Component of the trunk's weight parallel to the plane's surface = 330 sin 20 = 112.87 N

(b) It is 220 - 112.87 - (mu * ...

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