February 28, 2017

Homework Help: physics

Posted by blair on Saturday, October 24, 2009 at 3:02am.

A 1.30 kg toaster is not plugged in. The coefficient of static friction between the toaster and a horizontal countertop is 0.400. To make the toaster start moving you carelessly pull on its electric cord.
(a) For the cord tension to be as small as possible, you should pull at what angle above the horizontal?

(b) With this angle, how large must the tension be?

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