# An object with a mass of #12 kg# is on a surface with a kinetic friction coefficient of # 15 #. How much force is necessary to accelerate the object horizontally at # 1 m/s^2#?

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Jun 8, 2018

The force is

#### Explanation:

The acceleration is

The mass of the object is

Apply Newton's Second Law to calculate the force

The acceleration due to gravity is

The normal force (reaction) is

The coefficient of kinetic friction is

The frictional force is

The force is