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A block of mass 14.2 kg is sliding at an initial velocity of 2.90 m/s in the positive x-direction. The surface has a coefficient of kinetic friction of 0.193. (Indicate the direction with the signs of your answers.)
 
(a)
What is the force of kinetic friction (in N) acting on the block?
 N
(b)
What is the block's acceleration (in m/s2)?
 m/s2
(c)
How far will it slide (in m) before coming to rest?
 m
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Step 1

It is given that

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Step 2
  1. a) The force of kinetic friction acting on the block is given as
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Step 3

b)

Acceleration is given as

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