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Problem: An 14.0-kg package in a mail-sorting room slides 4.00 m down a chute that is inclined at 56.0 below the horizontal. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the package and the chutes surface is 0.60.Calculate the work done on the package by friction.Calculate the work done on the package by gravity.Calculate the work done on the package by the normal force.What is the net work done on the package?

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An 14.0-kg package in a mail-sorting room slides 4.00 m down a chute that is inclined at 56.0 below the horizontal. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the package and the chutes surface is 0.60.

Calculate the work done on the package by friction.

Calculate the work done on the package by gravity.

Calculate the work done on the package by the normal force.

What is the net work done on the package?

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