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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?

 
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Step 1

Draw the free body diagram of bank safe.

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AR 347 N 377 N mauk sase

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Step 2

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

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ner (1)

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

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R mbantza)

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