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Posted by applebottom on Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at 12:32am.

A ladder of mass M and length 2 m rests against a frictionless wall at an angle of 47 degrees to the horizontal. The coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the floor is 0.5. What is the maximum distance along the ladder a person of mass 13M can climb before the ladder starts to slip?

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