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- Homework Statement
- The top deck of a bus is loaded with sandbags. The bus is tested to ensure all 4 wheels are in contact with the ground up, to at least 280 degrees to the vertical. The height of the bus is 4.4m and width is 2.4m. Calculate the height of the centre of mass of the loaded bus by assuming it would topple over at larger angles.

- Relevant Equations
- h = 1.2tan(10)

I drew out a small diagram to illustrate my attempt. I interpreted 280 degrees from the vertical as 10 degrees from the horizontal. Using trig I solved for the h, which I get an obviously incorrect answer. The actual answer in the book is 2.3m,