Nabs asked in Science & MathematicsPhysics · 9 months ago

Physics pls help me?

I've been trying to figure out how to solve this, but I can't! 

Here is the problem:Sam, with a mass of 64 kg was playing field hockey when she tripped and fell. If her initial velocity was 3.2 m/s [E] and she slid 2.8 m before coming to rest, determine the coefficient of kinetic friction between the grass and Sam.

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  • 9 months ago
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    Let the coefficient of kinetic friction between the grass and Sam is µk, now by the work energy relation:

    =>∆W = KE

    =>F(friction) x s = 1/2mv^2

    =>(µk x mg) x s = 1/2mv^2

    =>µk = v^2/(2 x g x s)

    =>µk = (3.2)^2/[2 x 9.8 x 2.8]

    =>µk = 0.19 

  • oubaas
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    9 months ago

    m*V^2 = 2*m*g*μ*d

    mass m cross

    μ = V^2 / (2*g*d) = 3.2^2/(19.61*2.8) = 0.186

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