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Homework Statement
Basically, the string is attached a to a wall at the top right, with a mass m hanging on the other end. It asks to find the max mass m that can hang before bottom of the rod slips.
Homework Equations
Fnetx=0
Fnety=0
The Attempt at a Solution
I know that Ft=mg for the hanging mass m.
Then for the x forces on the rod: Ft=Ffs
so usFn=mg
But I don't know what to do with the angle 50 degrees. You have to include it somewhere right?
I was thinking us(50)(9.8)(sin50)=m(9.8) but I don't know if that's right.
Thanks
Adam
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