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In summary, the questions are asking about the friction force acting on a ladder in static equilibrium and the acceleration due to gravity on a different planet for a simple pendulum in a grandfather clock. The equations relevant to these problems need to be listed before any help can be given.
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6) a ladder on the ground is leaning against a wall. if the ladder is in static equilibrium,where must a friction force act on the ladder?
a. at the wall
b. at the ground
c. both

7) the period of a simple pendulum in a grandfather clock on another planet is 1.66s. what is the acceleration due to gravity on this planet? assume the length of the pendulum is 1.00m
 
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Hello, I would be happy to assist you with these questions. For question 6, the friction force would act at both the wall and the ground. This is because the ladder is in static equilibrium, meaning that all forces acting on it must be balanced. The friction force at the wall would prevent the ladder from slipping down, while the friction force at the ground would prevent the ladder from sliding away from the wall.

For question 7, we can use the formula T = 2π√(L/g) to solve for the acceleration due to gravity (g) on the other planet. We know that the period (T) is 1.66s and the length of the pendulum (L) is 1.00m. Plugging these values into the formula, we get:

1.66s = 2π√(1.00m/g)

Solving for g, we get g = 4π^2 / 1.66^2 ≈ 5.91 m/s^2. This means that the acceleration due to gravity on the other planet is approximately 5.91 m/s^2. I hope this helps, please let me know if you have any further questions.
 

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