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Problem: An object that weights 75.0 N is pulled on a horizontal surface by a horizontal pull of 50.0 N to the right. The friction force on this object is 30.0 N to the left. The acceleration of the object is closest to A) 10.5 m/s2 B) 0.267 m/s2 C) 2.61 m/s2 D) 1.07 m/s2

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An object that weights 75.0 N is pulled on a horizontal surface by a horizontal pull of 50.0 N to the right. The friction force on this object is 30.0 N to the left. The acceleration of the object is closest to

A) 10.5 m/s2

B) 0.267 m/s2

C) 2.61 m/s2

D) 1.07 m/s2

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