Problem: Rank the crates on the basis of the kinetic frictional force acting on them. Rank from largest to smallest. To rank items as equivalent, overlap them. 

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Friction force:

f=μNf=μmg

Ranking based on kinetic friction:

For 1, fk = (0.5)(750)(9.81) = 3679 N

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Rank the crates on the basis of the kinetic frictional force acting on them. Rank from largest to smallest. To rank items as equivalent, overlap them. 

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