Acceleration Incline With Stationary Mass (1 Viewer)

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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Given: A block of mass 0.30 kg rests on the inclined surface of a wedge of mass 1.0 kg. The wedge is acted on by a horizontal force and slides on a frictionless surface.

Question: If the coefficient of static friction between the wedge and the block is µs = 0.40, and the angle of the incline is 35°, find the maximum and minimum values of F for which the block does not slip.

2. Relevant equations

µ_s(F_n) = F_f

F_net = ma

3. The attempt at a solution

Unsure how to begin.

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