A board of mass m and length L is leaning against a wall. The wall is frictionless, and the coefficient of static friction between the board and the floor is µ. Find an expression for the minimum angle β at
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A board of mass m and length L is leaning against a wall. The wall is frictionless, and the coefficient of static friction between the board and the floor is µ. Find an expression for the minimum angle β at which the board can be leaned without slipping. 
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you want to nail a 1.6 kg board onto the wall of a barn. to position the board before nailing, you push it against the wall with a horizontal force to keep it from sliding to the ground. (a) if the coefficient of static friction between the board and wall is .79, what is the ... 
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You want to nail a 1.5 kg board onto the wall of a barn. To position the board before nailing, you push it against the wall with a horizontal force F to keep it from sliding to the ground. (a) If the coefficient of static friction between the board and the wall is 0.71, what ... 
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This has been causing me some pain. An 89.03 kg person is half way up a uniform ladder of length 3.453 m and mass 22.75 kg that is leaning against a wall. The angle between the ladder and the wall is θ. The coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the floor ... 
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A uniform board is leaning against a smooth vertical wall. The board is at an angle above the horizontal ground. The coefficient of static friction between the ground and the lower end of the board is 0.710. Find the smallest value for the angle , such that the lower end of ... 
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A uniform board is leaning against a smooth vertical wall. The board is at an angle above the horizontal ground. The coefficient of static friction between the ground and the lower end of the board is 0.750. Find the smallest value for the angle , such that the lower end of ... 
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You are holding a bulletin board weighing 6.46 N in place against a wall while your friend secures it to the wall. To keep it from slipping, you apply a force perpendicular to the bulletin board, pressing it directly into the wall. How large must this force be if the ... 
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You are holding a bulletin board weighing 6.46 N in place against a wall while your friend secures it to the wall. To keep it from slipping, you apply a force perpendicular to the bulletin board, pressing it directly into the wall. How large must this force be if the ... 
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You are holding a bulletin board weighing 7.01 N in place against a wall while your friend secures it to the wall. To keep it from slipping, you apply a force perpendicular to the bulletin board, pressing it directly into the wall. How large must this force be if the ... 
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You are holding a bulletin board weighing 7.01 N in place against a wall while your friend secures it to the wall. To keep it from slipping, you apply a force perpendicular to the bulletin board, pressing it directly into the wall. How large must this force be if the ... 
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A stick of length l = 65.0 cm rests against a wall. The coefficient of static friction between stick and the wall and between the stick and the floor are equal. The stick will slip off the wall if placed at an angle greater than θ = 39.0 degrees. What is the coefficient ... 
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A stick of length l = 65.0 cm rests against a wall. The coefficient of static friction between stick and the wall and between the stick and the floor are equal. The stick will slip off the wall if placed at an angle greater than Î¸ = 39.0 degrees. What is the coefficient of ... 
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A ladder of mass 34.4 kg and length 3.36 m is leaning against a wall at an angle θ. The coefficient of static friction between ladder and floor is 0.326; assume that the friction force between ladder and wall is zero. What is the maximum value that θ can have before ... 
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A ladder of mass 39.0 kg and length 3.18 m is leaning against a wall at an angle θ. The coefficient of static friction between ladder and floor is 0.298; assume that the friction force between ladder and wall is zero. What is the maximum value that θ can have before ... 
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IP You want to nail a 2.4kg board onto the wall of a barn. To position the board before nailing, you push it against the wall with a horizontal force to keep it from sliding to the ground What happens to the force of static friction if you push against the wall with a force ... 
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A table is supported against a wall forming an angle with the vertical. The coefficient of static friction between the table and the floor is (μe). The frictional force of the wall on the board may be neglected. Find an expression for the maximum value that the angle can take... 
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A table is supported against a wall forming an angle with the vertical. The coefficient of static friction between the table and the floor is (μe). The frictional force of the wall on the board may be neglected. Find an expression for the maximum value that the angle can take... 
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A uniform ladder of 5.0 m long and 12 kg is leaning against the wall (contact with the wall = point b, contact with the floor = point a). The height from the ground to point b is 4m . The wall is frictionless but the floor is not. A painter of 55 kg climbs 75% of the way up ... 
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A uniform 7.1 m tall aluminum ladder is leaning against a frictionless vertical wall. The ladder has a weight of 272 N. The ladder slips when it makes a 57.0degrees angle with the horizontal floor. Determine the coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the floor. 
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A uniform 7.1 m tall aluminum ladder is leaning against a frictionless vertical wall. The ladder has a weight of 272 N. The ladder slips when it makes a 57.0degrees angle with the horizontal floor. Determine the coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the floor. 
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A ladder, 5.0 m long, leans against a frictionless wall at a point 4.0 m above the ground. A painter is climbing up the ladder. The mass of the ladder is 12.0 kg and the mass of the painter is 60.0 kg. The ladder begins to slip at its base when the painter is 70 % of the way ... 
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A ladder, 5.0 m long, leans against a frictionless wall at a point 4.0 m above the ground. A painter is climbing up the ladder. The mass of the ladder is 12.0 kg and the mass of the painter is 60.0 kg. The ladder begins to slip at its base when the painter is 70 % of the way ... 
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A person is stretching by putting their arms straight over their heads and bending forward at their ankles until their hands are pushing against the wall in front of them. As they stretch, they keep stepping back from the wall, leaning further forward. The coefficient of ... 
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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 ... 
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A ladder of mass M and length 6 m rests against a frictionless wall at an angle of 50 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 11M can climb before the ... 
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A ladder of unknown length and mass of 29 kg rests on a rough floor, and leans against a rough wall. The coefficient of static friction between the ladder and both the floor and wall are 0.68. Hanging on the ladder are two masses. The first mass is 9.9 kg and is located 5% ... 
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A ladder ABC of length 20m is leaning against a wall at an angle from the horizontal. There is a roller at the top of the ladder that rests against the vertical wall. The coefficient of friction between the ladder and the horizontal surface at A is 0.5. Determine: (a) the ... 
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A uniform ladder of mass (m = 14.5 kg) and length (L) leans against a frictionless wall, see figure. Find the static friction force between the ladder and the floor if the angle θ = 64.0°? 
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A uniform ladder of mass (m = 14.5 kg) and length (L) leans against a frictionless wall, see figure. Find the static friction force between the ladder and the floor if the angle θ = 64.0°? 
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Santa Claus (mass = 150 kg) is leaning his sled(mass = 50 kg, length = 6 m) at an angle of 72° against the wall of the house to enter from the roof the living room. Considering a coefficient of friction of 0.29 between the ground and the sled and no friction between the sled ... 
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12 foot board is leaning against a wall and makes a 77 degree angle with ground. How high does the board reach on the wall? I used Sin 77x 12 and got 11.692 but questions is round this to the nearest tenth of a foot.... Is it 11.7 feet? Thank you. 
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A ladder of mass 20kg and length 5m can be held up against a wall because the wall exerts a normal force against it. The grass has a coefficient of a static friction of 0.35. find the normal force of the wall against the ladder. 
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A uniform ladder of mass 46 kg and 3.0 m in length is leaning against a frictionless vertical wall at an inclination of 60 degrees to the horizontal. A Window cleaner of mass 67.3 kg climbs up the ladder. What coefficient of friction between the ladder and ground is required ... 
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ladder of mass m and length l leans against a frictionless wall at an angle of 60 degrees. The coefficient of static friction between the ladder and ground is 0.45. A man whose mass is 4 times the ladder climbs up. How far up the ladder can he go before he slips? 
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A uniform ladder of mass m = 6.5 kg and length l = 2.1 m leans at an angle against a frictionless wall, Fig. 1272. If the coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the ground is µs = 0.3, what is the minimum angle at which the ladder will not slip? 
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A box sits on a horizontal wooden board. The coefficient of static friction between the box and the board is 0.41. You grab one end of the board and lift it up, keeping the other end of the board on the ground. What is the angle between the board and the horizontal direction ... 
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A box sits on a horizontal wooden board. The coefficient of static friction between the box and the board is 0.22. You grab one end of the board and lift it up, keeping the other end of the board on the ground. What is the angle between the board and the horizontal direction ... 
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A uniform ladder of length L and mass m leans against a frictionless vertical wall, making an angle of 56° with the horizontal. The coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the ground is 0.36. If your mass is four times that of the ladder, how high can you climb ... 
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) A uniform ladder of mass m and length leans at an angle against a frictionless wall. If the coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the ground is determine a formula for the minimum angle at which the ladder will not slip. 
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A 13 N horizontal force pushes a block weighing 4.5 N against a vertical wall (Fig. 626). The coefficient of static friction between the wall and the block is 0.68, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.35. Assume that the block is not moving initially. In unitvector ... 
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A 10 N horizontal force pushes a block weighing 4.9 N against a vertical wall (Fig. 626). The coefficient of static friction between the wall and the block is 0.55, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.35. Assume that the block is not moving initially. In unitvector ... 
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A uniform ladder of mass m is 2.5 m long. Its upper end leans against a frictionless wall. The coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the floor is 0.58. How far from the wall can the lower end be placed before the ladder starts to slip? Hint: for the ladder to ... 
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A uniform ladder of mass m and length L leans at an angle θ against a frictionless wall. If the coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the ground is 0.43, what is the minimum angle at which the ladder will not slip? Do i use the equation Fn Mg= 0 
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Romeo takes a uniform 15.0m ladder and leans it against the smooth (frictionless) wall of the Capulet residence. The ladder's mass is 20.2 kg and the bottom rests on the ground 3.07 m from the wall. When Romeo, whose mass is 70 kg, gets 93.2 percent of the way to the top, the... 
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Romeo takes a uniform 13.7m ladder and leans it against the smooth (frictionless) wall of the Capulet residence. The ladder's mass is 23.2 kg and the bottom rests on the ground 3.43 m from the wall. When Romeo, whose mass is 70 kg, gets 88.3 percent of the way to the top, the... 
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Romeo takes a uniform 13.7m ladder and leans it against the smooth (frictionless) wall of the Capulet residence. The ladder's mass is 23.2 kg and the bottom rests on the ground 3.43 m from the wall. When Romeo, whose mass is 70 kg, gets 88.3 percent of the way to the top, the... 
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The Wall of Death in an amusement park is comprised of a vertical cylinder that can spin around the vertical axis. Riders stand against the wall of the spinning cylinder and the floor falls away leaving the riders held up by friction. The radius of the cylinder is 3.8 m and ... 
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A uniform ladder of mass M and length L leans at an angle theta against a frictionless wall. If the coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the ground is U, determine a formula for the minimum angle at which the ladder will not slip. 
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A 17 N horizontal force F pushes a block weighing 3.0 N against a vertical wall. The coefficient of static friction between the wall and the block is 0.65, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.45. Assume that the block is not moving initially. (a) Will the block move? ... 
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A 12 N horizontal force pushes a block weighing 5.0 N against a vertical wall (Fig. 626).The coefficient of static friction between the wall and the block is 0.60, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.40. Assume that the block is not moving initially. (a) Will the ... 
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A painter climbs a ladder leaning against a smooth wall. At a certain height, the ladder is on the verge of slipping. Let the mass of the painter be 85.0 kg, length = 5.80 m, the ladder’s mass to be 37.0 kg, è = 51.0°, and the coefficient of friction between ground and ... 
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In a popular amusement park ride, a rotating cylinder of radius 3.0 m is set in rotation at an angular speed of 0.80 revolutions per second. The floor then drops away, leaving the riders suspended against the wall in a vertical position. (a) What minimum coefficient of ... 
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A painter climbs a ladder leaning against a smooth wall. At a certain height, the ladder is on the verge of slipping. Let the mass of the painter be 69.0 kg, length = 2.80 m, the ladder’s mass to be 21.0 kg, θ = 57.0°, and the coefficient of friction between ground and... 
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A 17 N horizontal force F pushes a block weighing 6.0 N against a vertical wall. The coefficient of static friction between the wall and the block is 0.68, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.48. Assume that the block is not moving initially. Will the block move? In ... 
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A uniform ladder of length (L) and weight 100 N rests against a smooth vertical wall. The coefficient of static friction between the bottom of the ladder and the floor is 0.5. Find the minimum angle theta , which the ladder can make with the floor so the ladder will not slip. 
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A ladder rests against a smooth wall (by smooth wall, we mean that the wall exerts in the ladder only a force that is perpendicular to the wall. There is no friction force). The ladder weighs 200N and its center of gravity is 0.4L from the base, where L is the ladder’s ... 
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Can someone help with the following physics problem? This is the only one I'm having trouble solving. Thanks. A 3.6mlong ladder leans against a frictionless wall as shown in the figure below. The coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the floor is 0.30. What ... 
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A person is trying to judge whether a picture (mass = 2.27 kg) is properly positioned by temporarily pressing it against a wall. The pressing force is perpendicular to the wall. The coefficient of static friction between the picture and the wall is 0.790. What is the minimum ... 
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A person is trying to judge whether a picture (mass = 2.27 kg) is properly positioned by temporarily pressing it against a wall. The pressing force is perpendicular to the wall. The coefficient of static friction between the picture and the wall is 0.790. What is the minimum ... 
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A person is trying to judge whether a picture (mass = 2.27 kg) is properly positioned by temporarily pressing it against a wall. The pressing force is perpendicular to the wall. The coefficient of static friction between the picture and the wall is 0.790. What is the minimum ... 
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A person is trying to judge whether a picture (mass = 1.64 kg) is properly positioned by temporarily pressing it against a wall. The pressing force is perpendicular to the wall. The coefficient of static friction between the picture and the wall is 0.700. What is the minimum ... 
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A person is trying to judge whether a picture (mass = 2.37 kg) is properly positioned by temporarily pressing it against a wall. The pressing force is perpendicular to the wall. The coefficient of static friction between the picture and the wall is 0.760. What is the minimum ... 
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In a certain amusementpark ride, riders stand with their backs against the wall of a spinning vertical cylinder. The floor falls away and the riders are held up by friction. If the radius of the cylinder is 4.2 m, find the minimum number of revolutions per minute to prevent ... 
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A person of mass m2= 85.0 kg is standing on a rung, one third of the way up a ladder of length d= 4.0 m. The mass of the ladder is m1= 15.0 kg, uniformly distributed. The ladder is initially inclined at an angle θ= 40.0∘ with respect to the horizontal. Assume that ... 
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A 3.0 m long ladder of weight 98. N leans against a frictionless wall at an angle of 60.° with respect to the horizontal. The coefficient of static friction between the ground and the ladder is µs=0.45. If the ladder is not sliding, the magnitude of the force of static ... 
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A ladder of length 5m has mass of 25 Kg. the ladder is leaned against a frictionless vertical wall at an angle of 100 with the vertical. A repairman with a mass of 82Kg needs to stand on an upper rung of the ladder that is 1m from the end. What is the minimum coefficient of ... 
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A ladder of length 5m has mass of 25 Kg. the ladder is leaned against a frictionless vertical wall at an angle of 10 degrees with the vertical. A repairman with a mass of 82Kg needs to stand on an upper rung of the ladder that is 1m from the end. What is the minimum ... 
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A ladder of length 5m has mass of 25 Kg. the ladder is leaned against a frictionless vertical wall at an angle of 10 degrees with the vertical. A repairman with a mass of 82Kg needs to stand on an upper rung of the ladder that is 1 m from the end. What is the minimum ... 
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A 75.0 kg ladder that is 3.00 m in length is placed against a wall at an angle theta. The center of gravity of the ladder is at a point 1.20 m from the base of the ladder. The coefficient of static friction at the base of the ladder is 0.800. There is no friction between the ... 
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uniform ladder 25 ft long rests against a smooth vertical wall. The ladder weighs 15 Kg. The lower end of the ladder is 15 ft from the wall. A man weighing 80 Kg climbs up the ladder until he is 20 ft from the base of the ladder, (20 ft of the ladder length not above the floor... 
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A uniform beam AB of mass 84.78 kg rest against the smooth wall at A and the rough horizontal floor at B. The coefficient of static friction between the beam and the horizontal floor is U=0.249. Calculate the magnitude of the horizontal force P, in N, such that the end B has ... 
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A uniform stationary ladder of length= 5.1 m and mass= 15 kg leans against a smooth vertical wall, while its bottom legs rest on a rough horizontal floor. The coefficient of static friction between floor and ladder is μ = 0.41. The ladder makes an angle θ = 51° with... 
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What's the minimum coefficient of friction between the ladder (of length d) and the ground will keep it from slipping? (consider the wall frictionless) (θ=56.5 degrees) I think the formula is supposed to be mg L/2 sin y, but it does not provide a length, nor a mass. How ... 
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A uniform stationary ladder of length= 5.1 m and mass= 15 kg leans against a smooth vertical wall, while its bottom legs rest on a rough horizontal floor. The coefficient of static friction between floor and ladder is μ = 0.41. The ladder makes an angle θ = 51° with... 
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While trying to decide where to hang a framed picture, you press it against the wall to keep it from falling. The picture weights 9.5 N and you press against the frame with a force of 19 N at an angle of 30° from the vertical. What is the coefficient of static friction ... 
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In Figure 126, a ladder of length L = 12 m and mass m = 46 kg leans against a slick (frictionless) wall. The ladder's upper end is at height h = 9.2 m above the pavement on which the lower end rests (the pavement is not frictionless). The ladder's center of mass is L/3 from ... 
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A uniform beam AB of mass 65.3kg rests against the smooth vertical wall at A, and the rough horizontal floor at B, at an angle 45deg. The coefficient of static friction between the beam and the horizontal floor is ì=0.242. Calculate the magnitude of the horizontal force P, in... 
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A glass cleaner of mass 95 kg places a 22 kg ladder against the wall.The ladder is 10 m long and rests on a wet floor with a coefficient of static friction equal to 0.40. What is the maximum length that the window cleaner can climb before the ladder slips? 
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A glass cleaner of mass 95 kg places a 22 kg ladder against the wall.The ladder is 10 m long and rests on a wet floor with a coefficient of static friction equal to 0.40. What is the maximum length that the window cleaner can climb before the ladder slips? 
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A uniform ladder weighing 197 N is leaning against a wall. The ladder slips when θ = 63.0°. Assuming that the coefficients of static friction at the wall and the ground are the same, obtain a value for µs. 
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A 10kg block is pushed against a vertical wall by a horizontal force of 100 N. What is the coefficient of static friction between the block and the wall if the block is about to slide down? 
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Suppose the radius of the room is 3.97 m and the speed of the wall is 12.0 m/s when the floor falls away. The source of the centripetal force on the riders is the normal force provided by the wall. (a) How much centripetal force acts on a 56.0 kg rider? (b) What is the minimum... 
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A person with mass 70 kg is climbing a ladder (length 6m, mass 20 kg) that leans against a smooth wall (no friction). A frictional force fs between the ladder and the floor keeps it from slipping. The angle between the ladder and the wall is 30 degrees. What is the magnitude ... 
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A 56.5kg, 2.4m uniform ladder leans against a frictionless wall. A 95.5kg person is standing up 0.8m from the bottom of the ladder. The ladder makes an angle of 57 degrees with the horizontal. The coefficient of static friction between th eladder and the ground is 0.15. What ... 
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A sign has a mass of 1050 kg, a height h = 1 m, and a width W = 4 m. It is held by a light rod of length 5 m that is perpendicular to a rough wall. A guy wire at 23° to the horizontal holds the sign to the wall. Note that the distance from the left edge of the sign to the ... 
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Romeo takes a uniform 11 m ladder and leans it against the smooth wall of the Capulet residence. The ladder's mass is 18.0 kg, and the bottom rests on the ground 2.8 m from the wall. When Romeo, whose mass is 79 kg, gets 90% of the way to the top, the ladder begins to slip. ... 
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A block of mass 9.00 kg is pushed up against a wall by a force P that makes a 50.0° angle with the horizontal as shown below. The coefficient of static friction between the block and the wall is 0.245. Determine the possible values for the magnitude of P that allow the block ... 
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A horizontal force presses the block of mass 10kg to the wall. What is the minimum magnitude of the applied force which can hold the block on the wall without accelerating it down if the coefficient of static friction (pico per second) between the block and the wall is 0.40. 
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An amusement park ride consists of a large vertical cylinder that spins around its axis fast enough such that any person inside is held up against the wall when the floor drops away. The coefficient of static friction between person and wall is µs, and the radius of the ... 
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A popular carnival ride consists of a large, round room that rotates fast enough that any person standing against the wall will be stuck there, even as the floor is dropped away from their feet. The coefficient of static friction between the person and the wall is μs , ... 
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A sign has a mass of 1050 kg, a height h = 1 m, and a width W = 4 m. It is held by a light rod of length 5 m that is perpendicular to a rough wall. A guy wire at 23° to the horizontal holds the sign to the wall. Note that the distance from the left edge of the sign to the ... 
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In a popular amusement park ride, a rotating cylinder of radius 4.00 m is set in rotation at an angular speed of 5.00 rad/s. The floor then drops away, leaving the riders suspended against the wall in a vertical position. What minimum coefficient of friction between a rider's ... 
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A person of mass m2= 85.0 kg is standing on a rung, one third of the way up a ladder of length d= 3.0 m. The mass of the ladder is m1= 15.0 kg, uniformly distributed. The ladder is initially inclined at an angle Î¸= 35.0âˆ˜ with respect to the horizontal. Assume that ... 
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A 15 kg uniform ladder leans againt a wall in the atrium of a large hotel. The ladder is 8m long, and it makes an angle as 60 degree with the floor. The coefficient of static friction between the floor and the ladder is u+ 0.45. Assume the wall is frictionless. a) How far ...