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pallavi pradeep bhardwaj Grade: 12

A heavy box of mass 20 kg is pulled on a horizontal surface.If the coefficient of kinetic friction between the box and the horizontal surface is 0.25 find the force of friction exerted by the horizontal forces on the box

8 years ago

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Askiitians Expert Bharath-IITD
23 Points

Dear Pallavi,

The kinetic friction generated due the horizontal forces on the box is given by the formula Fk= μkmg = 0.25 * 20 * 9.8 N = 49N


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Adapa Bharath

8 years ago
Shankararama Sharma
35 Points

While in motion only the kinetic friction acts. f=uN.




so the friction exerted by the horizontal forces is 49N.

7 years ago
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