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A popular pastime is to see who can push an object closest

Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics | 3rd Edition | ISBN: 9780321740908 | Authors: Randall D. Knight ISBN: 9780321740908 69

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Problem 21P

Problem 21P

A popular pastime is to see who can push an object closest to the edge of a table without its going off. You push the 100 g object and release it 2.0 m from the table edge. Unfortunately, you push a little too hard. The object slides across, sails off the edge, falls 1.0 m to the floor, and lands 30 cm from the edge of the table. If the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.50, what was the object’s speed as you released it?

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Solution 21P

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When an object is pushed, closest to the edge of a table, we need to find the speed of the object, when it is released.

                        

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Textbook: Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics
Edition: 3
Author: Randall D. Knight
ISBN: 9780321740908

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