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Force and Motion:Please be simple and break the answer down!I'm a visual learner

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the coefficient of kinetic friction between a couch and the floor is 0.81. If the couch has a mass of 71kg and you push it with force of 650N, what is the net force on the couch as it slides?

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the friction force= KE*mass of object*gravity

Fforce=0.81*71*9.8

friction=563.598N

on the horizontal direction, total force=650-friction

=(650-563.598)N

=86.402 N is the net force

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