A 16.0 m uniform ladder weighing 480 N rests against a frictionless wall. The ladder makes a 61.0° angle with the horizontal. (a) Find the horizontal and vertical forces the ground exerts on the base of the ladder when an

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  1. Physics

    A 100-kg box is suspended from two ropes; the left one makes an angle of 20degrees with the vertical, and the other makes an angle of 40degrees. What is the tension in each rope. I think I've got the basics: I have Fx=T1(x) + T2(x)= 0 to calc the first

  2. Calculus (related rates)

    A ladder 13 meters long rests on horizontal ground and leans against a vertical wall. The foot of the ladder is pulled away from the wall at the rate of 0.4 m/sec. How fast is the top sliding down the wall when the foot of the ladder is 5 m from the wall?

  3. math

    A ladder 14 ft long rests against a vertical wall. Let \theta be the angle between the top of the ladder and the wall and let x be the distance from the bottom of the ladder to the wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall, how fast does

  4. Physics

    A ladder 10-m long and weighing 50 N rests against a smooth vertical wall. If the ladder is just on the verge of slipping when it makes a 50 degree angle with the ground, find the coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the ground.

  5. Physics

    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

  6. calculus

    A 15-ft ladder rests against a vertical wall. If the top of the ladder slides down the wall at a rate of 0.33 ft/sec, how fast, in ft/sec, is the bottom of the ladder sliding away from the wall, at the instant when the bottom of the ladder is 9 ft from the

  7. math

    A 1O-m ladder rests againts the wall of a house.The foot of the ladder on the ground is 1.3 m from the wall.What angle does the ladder make with the wall?

  8. maths

    a ladder of length 3.5m rests against a vertical wall and makes an angle of 40 degrees with the floor. How far up the wall does the ladder reach?

  9. caculus

    A 10-ft ladder rests against a vertical wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall at a rate of 1 ft/sec, how fast, in ft/sec, is the top of the ladder sliding down the wall, at the instant when the bottom of the ladder is 6 ft from the

  10. Physics

    A 100N uniform ladder, 8.0m long, rests against a smooth vertical wall. the coefficient of static friction between ladder and the floor is 0.40. What minimum angle can the ladder make with the floor before it slips? im thinking 100*0.40=40 degrees? can

  11. physics-force

    A uniform ladder is 10 cm long and weights 400 N. It rests with ists upper end against a frictionless vertical wall. Its lower end rests on the ground and is prevented from slipping by a peg driven into the ground. The ladder makes a 30 degrees angle with

  12. physics

    A 16.0 m uniform ladder weighing 480 N rests against a frictionless wall. The ladder makes a 61.0° angle with the horizontal. (a) Find the horizontal and vertical forces the ground exerts on the base of the ladder when an 840 N firefighter is 4.20 m from

  13. Physics

    A uniform ladder 5.0 m long and weighing 200 N is placed against a very smooth wall so that the lower end of the ladder is 3.0 m from the wall. If the coeficient of friction between the ladder and the ground is 0.50, determine the maximum distance that a

  14. Physics

    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

  15. physics

    A 15.0 m, 500 N uniform ladder rests against a frictionless wall, making an angle of 60 0 with the horizontal, as shown in Figure Q3(a). Draw the free body diagram and calculate the normal force FN exerted by the wall, horizontal FBI and vertical Fv forces

  16. Math

    A ladder 20 ft long rests against a vertical wall. Let \theta be the angle between the top of the ladder and the wall and let x be the distance from the bottom of the ladder to the wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall, how fast does

  17. Algebra

    A 50ft ladder rests against a wall so that the top of the ladder is 48ft. from the ground. As you start climbing the ladder slips and the top of the ladder drops 8ft. How far does the bottom of the ladder slide away from the wall? (From its original

  18. Physics

    An 8.5 m ladder whose weight is 310 N is placed against a smooth vertical wall. A person whose weight is 515 N stands on the ladder a distance 1.8 m up the ladder. The foot of the ladder rests on the floor 5.78 m from the wall. Calculate the normal force

  19. physics

    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

  20. statics/physics

    The uniform 10-kg ladder in the figure rests against the smooth wall at B, and the end A rests on the rough horizontal plane for which the coefficient of static friction is 0.3. determine the angle of inclination of the ladder and the normal reaction at b

  21. calculus

    A ladder 14 ft long rests against a vertical wall. Let \theta be the angle between the top of the ladder and the wall and let x be the distance from the bottom of the ladder to the wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall, how fast does

  22. physics

    A uniform ladder of length L rests against a smooth, vertical wall as shown in the figure below. If the mass of the ladder is m and the coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the ground is muks=0.4, find the minimum angle theta at which the

  23. calculus

    A ladder 10 ft long rests against a vertical wall. let θ be the angle between the top of the ladder and the wall and let x be the distance from the bottom of the ladder to the wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall, how fast does x

  24. physics

    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

  25. Calculus 1

    A ladder 10ft long rests against a vertical wall. If the bottom on the ladder slides away from the wall at 2 ft/s, how fast is the angle ladder makes with the ground changing when the bottom of the ladder is 5 ft from the wall.

  26. Physics

    A uniform 250 N ladder rests against a perfectly smooth wall, making a 35 degree angle with the wall. (a) find the normal forces that the wall and the floor exert on the ladder. B) what is the friction force on the ladder at the floor?

  27. Physics

    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

  28. Calc

    A ladder 10 ft long rests against a vertical wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall at a rate of 1.3 ft/s, how fast is the angle between the ladder and the ground changing when the bottom of the ladder is 8 ft from the wall? (That is,

  29. Physics - Equilibrium

    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.

  30. physics

    An 9.0 m, 210 N uniform ladder rests against a smooth wall. The coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the ground is 0.75, and the ladder makes a 50.0° angle with the ground. How far up the ladder can an 890 N person climb before the ladder

  31. physics101

    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

  32. Math

    A ladder 10 ft long rests against a vertical wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall at a rate of 1.2 ft/s, how fast is the angle between the ladder and the ground changing when the bottom of the ladder is 8 ft from the wall? Evaluate

  33. physics

    A 14.0-m uniform ladder weighing 510 N rests against a frictionless wall. The ladder makes a 59.0° angle with the horizontal. (a) Find the horizontal and vertical forces the ground exerts on the base of the ladder when an 830-N firefighter has climbed

  34. physics

    A 16.0-m uniform ladder weighing 490 N rests against a frictionless wall. The ladder makes a 63.0° angle with the horizontal. (a) Find the horizontal and vertical forces the ground exerts on the base of the ladder when an 850-N firefighter has climbed

  35. physics

    A 10.9-kg monkey climbs a uniform ladder with weight w = 1.24 102 N and length L = 2.70 m as shown in the figure below. The ladder rests against the wall and makes an angle of θ = 60.0° with the ground. The upper and lower ends of the ladder rest on

  36. physics

    (c) A ladder with length L and mass m rests against a wall. Its upper end is a distance h above the ground (Figure 13.3). The center of gravity of the ladder is one-third of the way up the ladder. A fire fighter with mass M climbs halfway up the ladder.

  37. Calculus

    A ladder 10 ft long rests against a vertical wall. If the bottom on the ladder slides away from the wall at 2 ft/s, how fast is the angle ladder makes with the ground changing when the bottom of the ladder is 5 ft from the wall?

  38. physics

    A uniform ladder 10.0 m long is leaning against a frictionless wall at an angle of 60.0° above the horizontal. The weight of the ladder is 18.4 lb. A 60.8-lb boy climbs 4.18 m up the ladder. What is the magnitude of the frictional force exerted on the

  39. Physics

    A 30-kg uniform ladder 12 m long is leaning against a frictionless wall at an angle of 50 degrees above the horizontal. A 45-kg boy climbs 5.0 m up the ladder. What is the magnitude of the force exerted by the ladder on the wall?

  40. Static Equilibrium

    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

  41. Physics

    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

  42. physics

    A uniform 250 N ladder rests against a perfectly smooth wall, making a 35 degree angle with the wall. (a)Draw a free body diagram of the ladder. (b) Find the normal forces that the wall and the floor exert on the ladder. (c) What is the friction force on

  43. Calculus

    Suppose a ladder of length 36 feet rests against a wall, and we pull the base of the ladder horizontally away from the wall. For a given distance x that we pull the ladder horizontally, let g(x) be the height of the ladder on the wall, under the assumption

  44. MATH

    The bottom of the ladder on a horizontal flat surface rests against a wall. It makes an angle of elevation of 35°. The bottom of the ladder is 42 ft from the base of the wall. How long is the ladder? Round your answer to the nearest whole number.

  45. SCIENCE

    A uniform ladder which is 10metres long and weighs 300newtons leans with its upper end against smooth vertical wall and its lower end on arough ground.the bottom of the ladder is 6metres from the base of the wall.a man weighing 700newtons stands on the

  46. math

    A ladder 10 ft long rests against a vertical wall. let θ be the angle between the top of the ladder and the wall and let x be the distance from the bottom of the ladder to the wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall, how fast does x

  47. physics

    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

  48. physics

    A 50 kg uniform ladder, 5.0 m long, is placed against a smooth wall at a height of h = 3.7 m. The base of the ladder rests on a rough horizontal surface whose coefficient of static friction is 0.40. An 80 kg block is suspended from the top rung of the

  49. Physics

    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.

  50. Related Rates

    A ladder 10 ft long rests against a vertical wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall at a rate of 2 ft/s, how fast is the angle between the ladder and the ground changing when the bottom of the ladder is 5 ft from the wall? Evaluate

  51. math trig

    a 3.8m ladder rests against a vertical wall and makes an angle of 38 degrees with the wall. how far does the ladder reach up the wall?

  52. physics

    ) 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.

  53. physics

    A person using a ladder supported on vertical wall is 3/4 of the way up the ladder. If the person climbing the ladder has a weight of 980 newtons and the ladder is 4.89 meters long, how far from the wall can the base of the ladder be placed, and not slip?

  54. physics

    A person using a ladder supported on vertical wall is 3/4 of the way up the ladder. If the person climbing the ladder has a weight of 980 newtons and the ladder is 4.89 meters long, how far from the wall can the base of the ladder be placed, and not slip?

  55. physics

    A person using a ladder supported on vertical wall is 3/4 of the way up the ladder. If the person climbing the ladder has a weight of 980 newtons and the ladder is 4.89 meters long, how far from the wall can the base of the ladder be placed, and not slip?

  56. calculus

    A 25-ft ladder rests against a vertical wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall at a rate of 0.18 ft/sec, how fast, in ft/sec, is the top of the ladder sliding down the wall, at the instant when the bottom of the ladder is 20 ft from

  57. Physics- PLEASE HELP

    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

  58. Physics - PLEASE HELP

    A 25-kg uniform ladder 10-m is leaning against a frictionless wall. The ladder is making an angle of 32° to the ground. What is the magnitude of the total force exerted on the ladder by the ground? 675 N 462 N 245 N 543 N 314 N

  59. AP Physics

    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

  60. phsics

    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

  61. ap physics b

    A uniform ladder 8.09 m long and weighing 201.0 N rests against a smooth wall. The coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the ground is 0.600, and the ladder makes a 46.0 angle with the ground. How far up the ladder can an 834.0N person

  62. Physics

    A uniform ladder 10.0m long and weighing 50.0N rests against a smooth vertical wall. If the ladder is just on the verge of slipping when it makes a 50 degree angle with the ground, find the coefficient of static friction between the ladder and ground.

  63. Physics

    A uniform 12 kg ladder 2.8 m long rests against a vertical frictionless wall with it's lower end 1.1 m from the wall, if the ladder is to stay in place. What must be minimum coefficient of friction between the bottom of the ladder and the ground

  64. Math 2

    The bottom of the ladder rests on a horizontal flat surface and the top of the ladder rests against a wall. The ladder makes an angle of elevation of 61°. The bottom of the ladder is 6 ft from the base of the wall. How long is the ladder? Round your

  65. physics

    A10m long ladder of mass 18kg leans against a frictionless wall. The ladder makes a 20 angle with the wall. The cofficient of friction between the ladder and the ground is 0.3. How far up the ladder can a 75kg man climb before the ladder slips?

  66. Physics

    A 7.68 m, 132 kg uniform ladder rests against a smooth wall. The coefficient of static fric- tion between the ladder and the ground is 0.642, and the ladder makes a 48.4◦ angle with the ground. How far up the ladder can a 528 kg person climb before the

  67. physics

    Romeo takes a uniform 13.7-m 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

  68. Physics

    Romeo takes a uniform 15.0-m 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

  69. physics

    Romeo takes a uniform 13.7-m 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

  70. Physics

    A ladder 10-m long and weighing 50 N rests against a smooth vertical wall. If the ladder is just on the verge of slipping when it makes a 50 degree angle with the ground, find the coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the ground.

  71. Physics

    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

  72. physics

    A uniform ladder 10.0 m long is leaning against a frictionless wall at an angle of 60.0° above the horizontal. The weight of the ladder is 21.8 lb. A 57.8-lb boy climbs 4.38 m up the ladder. What is the magnitude of the frictional force exerted on the

  73. physics

    A uniform ladder, 3 m long and weighing 130 N, placed against a smooth wall, its lower end being 1.80 m from the wall. A 700N man stands on the upper most rung of the ladder located 0.45 m from the upper end of the ladder. a.) What are the vertical and

  74. mathematics

    Also, use tables and not calculators. Finally, do not forget your units. 1. A ladder 20 METRES long rests against a vertical wall. The distance between the foot of the ladder and the wall is 9 METERS a. Find, correct to the nearest degree, the angle that

  75. physics

    In Figure 12-6, 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

  76. Physics

    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?

  77. Physics

    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

  78. Physics

    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.

  79. Physics

    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,

  80. Physics

    A 10-kg ladder 2.5m long rests agaist a frictionless wall with its base on the floor 80cm from the wall. How much force does the top of the ladder exert on the wall?

  81. Physics

    A uniform 160 N ladder rests against a perfectly smooth wall, making a 70 degree angle with the wall (ladder is 7 m long). (a) find the normal forces that the wall and the floor exert on the ladder. B) what is the friction force on the ladder at the floor?

  82. Calculus

    a 5m ladder rests against a vertical wall. The top of the ladder begins sliding down the wall at 2m/sec, while the foot of the ladder moves away from the base of the wall. How fast is the foot of the ladder moving away from the wall at the instant the foot

  83. Math

    The bottom of the ladder on a horizontal flat surface rests against a wall. It makes an angle of elevation of 35°. The bottom of the ladder is 42 ft from the base of the wall. How long is the ladder? Round your answer to the nearest whole number. Do not

  84. Physics

    A 10-kg ladder 2.5m long rests against a frictionless wall with its base on the floor 80cm from the wall. How much force does the top of the ladder exert on the wall?

  85. Calculus 1

    Related Rates: A ladder 10 ft long rests against a vertical wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall at a rate of 0.9 ft/s, how fast is the angle between the ladder and the ground changing when the bottom of the ladder is 6 ft from the

  86. physics

    5m ladder leans against frictionless wall. point of contact is 4m above the ground. ladder has uniform mass of 15kg. determine forces by ground and the wall on the ladder

  87. Calculus

    A ladder 13 ft long rests against a vertical wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall at a rate of 1 ft. per second,how fast is the angle between the ladder and the ground changing when the bottom of the ladder is 5ft from the wall?

  88. please help asap!

    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

  89. Physics

    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

  90. mechanics

    A man begins to climb up a 12-ft ladder . The man has mass 80 kg, while the ladder has mass 10 kg. The wall against which the ladder rests is very smooth, which means that the tangential (vertical) component of force at the contact between ladder and wall

  91. physics

    A 50 kg uniform ladder, 5.0 m long, is placed against a smooth wall at a height of h = 3.7 m. The base of the ladder rests on a rough horizontal surface whose coefficient of static friction is 0.40. An 80 kg block is suspended from the top rung of the

  92. AP calc bc

    A 25-ft ladder rests against a vertical wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall at a rate of 0.18 ft/sec, how fast, in ft/sec, is the top of the ladder sliding down the wall, at the instant when the bottom of the ladder is 20 ft from

  93. Physics

    Q #2: (only other one I'm stuck on...) A 10-kg ladder 2.5m long rests agaist a frictionless wall with its base on the floor 80cm from the wall. How much force does the top of the ladder exert on the wall? I've found answers to similar questions on this

  94. Math

    a ladder 10 ft long rests against a vertical wal. if the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall at a rate of 0.7 ft/s, how fast is the angle between the ladder and the ground changing when the bottom of the ladder is 6 ft fro the wall?

  95. Physics

    A 90N dog climbs up a non-uniform (lambda = Cx^(3/2)), 100N ladder. The top of the ladder rests on the top of a frictionless fence that is 3m high and forms a 30 degree angle with the ground, which is rough and has a coefficient of friction of 0.60. How

  96. Physics

    A uniform ladder of mass m = 6.5 kg and length l = 2.1 m leans at an angle against a frictionless wall, Fig. 12-72. 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

  97. physics

    A ladder can fall for two reasons. If it is set too steep and the climber gets their mass to the left of the ladder's base, the ladder likely will fall over backwards. If the ladder is set at too shallow of an angle the required force of friction between

  98. physics

    a 700 newton man is able to climb up 4.5 meters on a 6 meters ladder before it slips. What must be the coefficient of friction be if the ladder is arranged so that it makes an angle 50 degrees with the ground? Assume the ladder to be uniform and weighing

  99. Calculus Ladder Problem

    A ladder 20 ft long rests against a vertical wall. Let \theta be the angle between the top of the ladder and the wall and let x be the distance from the bottom of the ladder to the wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall, how fast does

  100. Math

    A ladder 20 ft long rests against a vertical wall. Let \theta be the angle between the top of the ladder and the wall and let x be the distance from the bottom of the ladder to the wall. If the bottom of the ladder slides away from the wall, how fast does

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