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A 3 kg box is pushed on a surface with a force of F = 15 N. The coefficient of static friction, μs\mu_s is 0.3, and the coefficient of kinetic friction, μk\mu_k is 0.1.

A. Does the box move?

B. If it does move, calculate the acceleration of the box.

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