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Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics
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A baseball player is sliding into second base. Identify the forces

on the baseball player.

there are three forces acting on it kinetic friction , normal and weight .

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Step 1.Given information 

here given that the player of baseball sliding on the second base so identify that which type of forces help to the player to sliding on the base.

Step 2

first draw free body diagram of the baseball player

here 3 forces apply because of player in motion. here the first force is a weight which the player have and second force due to gravity is normal force. and the third force is kinetic friction force because without it not possible to sliding properly on the base.

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