You pull on the tail of a 200kg baby elephant with a force of 500N

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a. If the frictional force is 260N, what is the net force?

b. What is the elephant's acceleration?

Oct 12th, 2015

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a. net force = 500N-260N=240N

b. acceleration= 240N/200kg=1.2 m/s^2

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