A sled is being pulled to the left by 5 dogs, each dog pulling with 6 Newtons of force find the net force

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Since the five forces applied are all in the same direction with the motion of the sled, to solve for the net force,  add the five forces together.

`sum F = F_1 + F_2 + F_3 + F_4 +F_5`

`sum F = 6N + 6N + 6N + 6N + 6N`

`sum F = 30 N`

Therefore, the net force is 30 Newtons.

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