# A uniform ladder of length 20.0m and weight 750 N is propped up against a smooth vertical wall with its lower end on a rough horizontal surface. The coefficient of friction between the ladder and this horizontal surface is 0.40

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1. ## physics

A uniform ladder of length 20.0m and weight 750 N is propped up against a smooth vertical wall with its lower end on a rough horizontal surface. The coefficient of friction between the ladder and this horizontal surface is 0.40. (b) Work out and add the

asked by Michael on October 30, 2016

A uniform ladder of length 20.0m and weight 750 N is propped up against a smooth vertical wall with its lower end on a rough horizontal surface. The coefficient of friction between the ladder and this horizontal surface is 0.40. (b) Work out and add the

asked by Valentina on October 30, 2016
3. ## PHYSICS URGENT URGENT URGENT URGENT HELP NEEDED!!!

A uniform ladder of length 20.0m and weight 750 N is propped up against a smooth vertical wall with its lower end on a rough horizontal surface. The coefficient of friction between the ladder and this horizontal surface is 0.40. (b) Work out and add the

asked by Valentina on October 30, 2016
4. ## Physics

A uniform ladder of length 20.0m and weight 750 N is propped up against a smooth vertical wall with its lower end on a rough horizontal surface. The coefficient of friction between the ladder and this horizontal surface is 0.40. (b) Work out and add the

asked by Michael on October 30, 2016
5. ## Physics

A uniform ladder of length 20.0m and weight 750 N is propped up against a smooth vertical wall with its lower end on a rough horizontal surface. The coefficient of friction between the ladder and this horizontal surface is 0.40. (a) Draw a diagram for the

asked by Valentina on October 27, 2016
6. ## PHYSICS

A uniform ladder of length 20.0m and weight 750 N is propped up against a smooth vertical wall with its lower end on a rough horizontal surface. The coefficient of friction between the ladder and this horizontal surface is 0.40. (a) Draw a diagram for the

asked by urgent help needed on October 28, 2016
7. ## Physics

A uniform ladder of length 20.0m and weight 750 N is propped up against a smooth vertical wall with its lower end on a rough horizontal surface. The coefficient of friction between the ladder and this horizontal surface is 0.40. (a) Draw a diagram for the

asked by urgent help needed on October 30, 2016
8. ## Physics

A uniform ladder of length 20.0m and weight 750 N is propped up against a smooth vertical wall with its lower end on a rough horizontal surface. The coefficient of friction between the ladder and this horizontal surface is 0.40. (a) Draw a diagram for the

9. ## PHYSICS

A uniform ladder of length 20.0m and weight 750 N is propped up against a smooth vertical wall with its lower end on a rough horizontal surface. The coefficient of friction between the ladder and this horizontal surface is 0.40. (a) Draw a diagram for the

asked by Saphina AlMatary on October 30, 2016
10. ## Physics

In the figure, a uniform ladder of weight 200 N and length 10 m leans against a perfectly smooth wall. A firefighter of weight 600 N climbs a distance x up the ladder. The coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the floor is 0.50. What is the

asked by Kate on May 11, 2014
11. ## 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

asked by Emilea on February 20, 2013
12. ## 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

asked by dody on November 15, 2014
13. ## Physics

A ladder (L = 7.80 m) of weight WL = 360 N leans against a smooth vertical wall. The term "smooth" means that the wall can exert only a normal force directed perpendicular to the wall and cannot exert a frictional force parallel to it. A firefighter, whose

asked by Dee on March 4, 2013
14. ## physics

A ladder (ℓL = 7.50 m) of weight WL = 350 N leans against a smooth vertical wall. The term "smooth" means that the wall can exert only a normal force directed perpendicular to the wall and cannot exert a frictional force parallel to it. A firefighter,

asked by Lola on July 2, 2015
15. ## Physics

A ladder of weight 200 N and length 10 m leans against a smooth wall with no friction. A firefighter of weight 600 N climbs a distance x up the ladder (x goes from the bottom of the ladder to the firefighter’s feet). The coefficient of friction between

asked by Sarah on June 29, 2009
16. ## 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

asked by Jessica on November 7, 2010
17. ## 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

asked by joy on April 22, 2018
18. ## physcis

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

asked by Anonymous on November 11, 2012

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

asked by Kayla on November 6, 2012
20. ## Physics

A ladder of length 10m and weight 200N leans against a smooth wall such that its at an angle of 60 degrees to the horizontal. A boy of weight 500N stands on d ladder at 2.5m of the way from the lower end of the ladder. Calculate the normal reaction at the

asked by Faith on December 30, 2015
21. ## physics help!

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

asked by Michelle on April 10, 2014
22. ## College Physics

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

asked by Michelle on April 11, 2014
23. ## 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

asked by DW on November 9, 2013
24. ## Physics

A uniform ladder of mass 30kg and length 5m rest against a smooth vertical wall with its lower end on a rough ground. The coefficient of friction is 0.4.the ladder is inclined at 60 degrees to the horizontal. Find how far a man of mass 80kg can climb

asked by Steven on October 20, 2018
25. ## 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

asked by laurie on June 10, 2010
26. ## physics

A uniform ladder AB leans against a smooth vertical wall at an angle 60degree to the horizontal.the weight of the ladder is 200N. By taking moments about a suitable point,calculate the reaction at the wall

asked by benjieo on June 12, 2014
27. ## physics

A uniform ladder AB leans against a smooth vertical wall at an angle 60degree to the horizontal.the weight of the ladder is 200N. By taking moments about a suitable point,calculate the reaction at the wall

asked by benjieo on June 12, 2014
28. ## 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

asked by helpplz on November 17, 2012
29. ## Further Maths

uniform ladder of length 5m and weight 80 newtons stands on rough level ground and rests in equilibrium against a smooth horizontal rail which is fixed 4m vertically above the ground. If the inclination of the ladder to the vertical is x, where tan x is

asked by Max on February 27, 2015
30. ## physics

Bill the firefighter stands on an 8 meter ladder of weight 355 Newtons leaning against a smooth vertical wall. The ladder makes an angle of 50 degrees with the horizontal floor. The wall cannot provide any frictional force only a normal force. All

asked by Anonymous on November 4, 2012
31. ## 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

asked by Trisha on December 8, 2014
32. ## 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

asked by Youthers on December 7, 2014
33. ## physics

A 150-N ladder leans against a smooth wall, inclined at an angle of 60 degrees above the floor. The centre of gravity of the ladder is at point on the ladder which is one-third the length of the ladder from the bottom. How large a horizontal force must the

asked by tlolu on October 27, 2014
34. ## physics

A uniform ladder AB of length 6m and mass 40kg rests in a vertical plane with his end B on smooth horizontal ground and the end A against a smooth vertical wall. A mass 20kg is hung from a point on the ladder at a distance 2m from B. The ladder is kept in

asked by dawodu ibukun on November 1, 2015
35. ## 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

asked by rachel on February 26, 2012
36. ## 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

asked by help on February 27, 2012
37. ## math

A uniform ladder of length 2a and mass m lies on a vertical plane with one end against a smooth vertical wall,the other end being supported on a horizontal floor. The ladder is released from rest when inclined at an angle Q to the horizontal. Find the

asked by nilufar on June 27, 2011
38. ## physics

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

asked by Chansa on May 17, 2016
39. ## 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.

asked by CM on October 24, 2012
40. ## 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

asked by Sherry on September 17, 2014
41. ## 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

asked by natali on November 11, 2007
42. ## physics

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

asked by Anonymous on November 11, 2012
43. ## 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

asked by Anonymous on December 4, 2011
44. ## 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

asked by physics on November 7, 2011
45. ## 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

asked by PHYSICS HELP!!!! on November 7, 2011
46. ## 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

asked by Anonymous on July 28, 2015
47. ## 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

asked by Nick on February 15, 2013
48. ## 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

asked by Jerry on February 19, 2012
49. ## 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

asked by Nick on February 17, 2013
50. ## 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?

asked by Sarah on June 25, 2009
51. ## 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

asked by sana on December 6, 2015
52. ## 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,

asked by Ariana on November 19, 2012
53. ## 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

asked by Bren on December 3, 2014
54. ## 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

asked by Rhyan on November 6, 2014
55. ## physics

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.

asked by josh on July 7, 2010
56. ## Math

A ladder 12 m long is propped up against a building at an angle of 15°. How far up the wall does the ladder go?

asked by Jen. on May 15, 2015
57. ## 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

asked by george on October 29, 2012
58. ## 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

asked by jenn on November 16, 2012
59. ## physics

The 90-kg man, whose center of gravity is at G, is climbing a uniform ladder. The length of the ladder is 5 m, and its mass is 20 kg. Friction may be neglected. (a) Compute the magnitudes of the reactions at A and B for x =1.5 m. (b) Find the distance x

asked by Anonymous on November 27, 2017
60. ## physics

Your written homework will be graded entirely on the clarity and completeness of your derivation. No credit will be awarded for a final answer without a derivation. As usual, simplify your final answers as much as possible. A giant Pez dispenser of mass m

asked by Nick on April 11, 2013
61. ## physics

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

asked by Anonymous on November 11, 2012

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

asked by Kayla on November 6, 2012
63. ## 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

asked by collegekid on November 9, 2009
64. ## 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

asked by SOLVE on November 13, 2009
65. ## PHYSICS

A person holds a ladder horizontally at its center. Treating the ladder as a uniform rod of length 2.65 m and mass 6.84 kg, find the torque the person must exert on the ladder to give it an angular acceleration of 0.301 rad/s2 We tried T = mr^2(alpha), but

asked by MJ on June 4, 2007
66. ## 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

asked by Anonymous on March 15, 2014
67. ## 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

asked by Sydney on January 17, 2011
68. ## 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.

asked by emy on November 6, 2013
69. ## 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.

asked by Nik on April 18, 2008
70. ## 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?

71. ## physics

a uniform ladder of mass m and length l leans against fricitonless wall angle theta. If the coefficient of static friction between the ladder and the ground is u, find the formula for the minimun angle such that the ladder won't slip

asked by ashley on November 30, 2012

An 8.5 m extension ladder of mass 24 kg is propped up against a wall, touching at a point 8.0 m above the level ground. A man of mass 75 kg climbs 2.0 m up the ladder to repair a window. The ladder rests against a frictionless wall, but the ground has

asked by Anonymous on May 14, 2014
73. ## physics

If the coefficient of static friction is 0.350, and the same ladder makes a 64.0° angle with respect to the horizontal, how far along the length of the ladder can a 71.9-kg painter climb before the ladder begins to slip? The same ladder is 46.7 Newtons in

asked by heather on October 23, 2010
74. ## Basic math

A 15 foot ladder propped against a wall the base of the ladder is 3 feet from the wall how far up the wall does the ladder reach.

asked by James on October 13, 2016
75. ## Physics

A Ladder of length L and mass m leans against wall at angle theta from the vertical. The wall is smooth so that only horizontal force N is exerted on the top of the ladder. A fireman of mass M climbs a distance d upward as measured along the ladder. (a):

asked by Mike on December 6, 2012
76. ## physics

A ladder has a weight of 400 N and a length of 10.0 m, it is plac s over a wall without friction. A person whose wight is of 800N stands in the ladder and is 2m from the bottom of the ladder, which is 8 m over the inferior part of the wall. Calculate the

asked by Leela on November 24, 2016
77. ## math

A uniform ladder of mass, m, and length, l, leans at an angle, theta, against a rough wall and is on a rough floor. Determine a formula for the minimum angle at which the ladder will not slip if a man reach the top of the ladder.

asked by vidya on June 24, 2015
78. ## math

A uniform ladder of mass, m, and length, l, leans at an angle, theta, against a rough wall and is on a rough floor. Determine a formula for the minimum angle at which the ladder will not slip if a man reach the top of the ladder.

asked by vidya on June 23, 2015
79. ## math

A uniform ladder of mass, m, and length, l, leans at an angle, theta, against a rough wall and is on a rough floor. Determine a formula for the minimum angle at which the ladder will not slip if a man reach the top of the ladder.

asked by vidya on June 24, 2015
80. ## geometry

a self supporting ladder placed so that the angle between the ladder and the ground is 75.5" can be used to test whether the ladder can support a certain load. The diagram represents a ladder placed next to a window that is 20feet above the ground. What is

asked by shan on May 29, 2014
81. ## Physics

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°?

asked by Ryan Keefe on June 26, 2016
82. ## Physics

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°?

asked by Jeff Kinka on June 25, 2016
83. ## geometry

A ladder is propped against a wall. If the top of the ladder reaches 18 feet up the wall and the base of the ladder is 6 feet from the base of the wall, how long is the ladder?

asked by carolyn on January 25, 2011
84. ## Complex Physics Problem

A ladder can fall for two reasons. If it is set too steep and 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 the

asked by Devin on June 29, 2013
85. ## 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

asked by joe on March 31, 2014
86. ## 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?

asked by sandhya on October 13, 2010
87. ## 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?

asked by sandhya on October 14, 2010
88. ## 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?

asked by sandhya on October 14, 2010
89. ## math word problems

A ladder is leaning against a building. The distance from the bottom of the ladder to the building is 9 ft less than the length of the ladder.how high up the side of the building is the top of the ladder if that distance is 2 ft less than the length of the

asked by lin on August 1, 2009
90. ## College Physics

A uniform ladder of mass, m, and length, l, leans at an angle, theta, against a frictionless wall. Determine a formula for the minimum angle at which the ladder will not slip.

asked by Andrew on April 20, 2013
91. ## Math

A roofer must set up a 40-foot ladder against the side of a house. He sets the ladder so that the distance from the base of the ladder to the wall is 1/5 of the length of the ladder. To the nearest degree, what acute angle does the ladder make with the

asked by TeeKay on October 3, 2014
92. ## phy

A 150-kg ladder leans against a smooth wall, making an angle of 30 degrees with the floor. The centre of gravity of the ladder is one-third the way up from the bottom. How large a horizontal force must the floor provide if the ladder is not to slip?

asked by samson on August 13, 2014
93. ## physics

A 150-kg ladder leans against a smooth wall, making an angle of 30 degrees with the floor. The centre of gravity of the ladder is one-third the way up from the bottom. How large a horizontal force must the floor provide if the ladder is not to slip?

asked by lawrence on October 7, 2011
94. ## 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.

asked by Stacey on May 7, 2010
95. ## 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.

asked by RenRen on September 9, 2015
96. ## (pls help) physics

(Q1) A 50kg boy suspends himself from a point on a rope tied horizontally between 2 vertical poles. the 2 secments of the rope are then inclined at angles 30degrees and 60degrees respectively to the horizontal. The tension in the sefments of the rope is

asked by ikye on July 9, 2013
97. ## gemoetry

A self-supporting ladder placed so that the angle between the ladder and the ground is 75.5° can be used to test whether the ladder can support a certain load. The diagram represents a ladder placed next to a window that is 20 feet above the ground. What

asked by kirk on April 9, 2016
98. ## natural science

a fire fighter who weighs 800n climbs a uniform ladder and stops one third of the way up the ladder. the ladder is 5.0m long and weighs 180n. it rest against a vertical nail, making an angle of 53degree with the ground. find the normal and frictional

asked by john lloyd on October 10, 2015
99. ## physics

A person holds a ladder horizontally at its center. Treating the ladder as a uniform rod of length 3.55 m and mass 10.31 Kg, find the torque the person must exert on the ladder to give it an angular acceleration of 0.406 rad/s2. Should I set the given

asked by anne on June 4, 2007
100. ## physics

A 14.0-m uniform ladder weighing 510 N rests against a frictionless wall. The ladder makes a 59.0Â° 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

asked by Anonymous on April 26, 2017