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A sled is pulled by a team of dogs across a level icy surface at constant velocity.

Part 1#

Draw a force identification diagram for the sled. Please upload the drawing as a pdf titled “force.pdf”.

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Part 2#

Draw a free body diagram for the sled, labelling each force with subscripts indicating the agent of the force and what it acts on. Include the net force beside your diagram by drawing an arrow in its direction, or stating that it is zero.

Please upload the diagram as a pdf titled “fbd.pdf”.

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Part 3#

Does the force of the sled acting on the dogs appear on your free body diagram? If not, is there a related force that does appear on your free body diagram, and how does it compare in size to this force?

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Attribution#

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