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Example #1
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An 8.0 kg box is sliding at the bottom of an incline at 5.00 m/s. The box will slow to a rest. If the coefficient of friction is 0.600, how far up the incline will the box travel?

 

This video can be found on YouTube at http://youtu.be/rAXcUH_JwUY

 


 

Example #2: Moving with a Net Acceleration
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Two boxes are on the incline as shown. What is the net force for each box?

This video can be found on YouTube at http://youtu.be/hL4_W_TYIak

 

Example #3: Sliding down an incline while accelerating

 

 

 

 

 

 


by Tony Wayne ...(If you are a teacher, please feel free to use these resources in your teaching.)