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A team of eight dogs pulls a sled with waxed wood runners on wet snow.  The dogs have average masses of 19.0 kg and the loaded sled with its rider has a mass of 210 kg.  Each dog exerts an average force of 185 N backwards on the snow.  What is the magnitude of the acceleration once the sled starts to move in m/s2?Group of answer choices2345

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A team of eight dogs pulls a sled with waxed wood runners on wet snow.  The dogs have average masses of 19.0 kg and the loaded sled with its rider has a mass of 210 kg.  Each dog exerts an average force of 185 N backwards on the snow.  What is the magnitude of the acceleration once the sled starts to move in m/s2?
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Step 1

 

Given that mass of the sled and its rider is M=210kg,

Mass of each dog is m=19kg,

Number of dogs is n=8,

The force exerted by each dogs is f=185N

Step 2

The equation for magnitude of the friction force is.

f uN
Here, N is the normal force, u is the coeffient for friction
(I)
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f uN Here, N is the normal force, u is the coeffient for friction (I)

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Step 3

The equation for the weigh...

W =mg
(II)
here, m is the mass of the sled with the rider, g is the acceleration due to gravity
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W =mg (II) here, m is the mass of the sled with the rider, g is the acceleration due to gravity

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