Problem: Six dogs pull a two-person sled with a total mass of 280 kg. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the sled and the snow is 0.080. The sled accelerates at 0.85 m/s2 until it reaches a cruising speed of 14 km/h.What is the teams maximum power output during the acceleration phase?What is the teams power output during the cruising phase?

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Six dogs pull a two-person sled with a total mass of 280 kg. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the sled and the snow is 0.080. The sled accelerates at 0.85 m/s2 until it reaches a cruising speed of 14 km/h.

What is the teams maximum power output during the acceleration phase?

What is the teams power output during the cruising phase?

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