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PhysicsQ&A LibraryBonnie and Clyde are sliding a 307 kg bank safe across the floor to their getaway car. The safe slides with a constant speed if Clyde pushes from behind with 377 N of force while Bonnie pulls forward on a rope with 347 N of force. What is the safe's coefficient of kinetic friction on the bank floor?Question

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Bonnie and Clyde are sliding a 307 kg bank safe across the floor to their getaway car. The safe slides with a constant speed if Clyde pushes from behind with 377 N of force while Bonnie pulls forward on a rope with 347 N of force. What is the safe's coefficient of kinetic friction on the bank floor?

Step 1

Draw the free body diagram of bank safe.

Step 2

Write the expression of net force acting on bank safe in horizontal direction.

Step 3

Here, *R* is the normal reaction perpendicular b...

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