Kinetic Friction Video Lessons

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Problem: Your physics textbook is sliding to the right across the table.Identify all forces acting on the object.Check all that apply.  Normal force n⃗           Thrust F⃗ thrust              Kinetic friction f⃗ k  Force of gravity F⃗ G  Static friction f⃗ s

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The weight of the book experiences an equal normal force from the table directed upwards. 

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Your physics textbook is sliding to the right across the table.

Identify all forces acting on the object.

Check all that apply.

  Normal force n⃗         
  Thrust F⃗ thrust            
  Kinetic friction fk
  Force of gravity F⃗ G
  Static friction fs

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