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A 100-N uniform ladder, 8.0m long, rests against a smooth vertical. The coefficient of static friction between ladder and floor is 0.40. What minimum angle can the ladder make with the floor before it slips?

3. The attempt at a solution

Not really sure where to start here. I do know since they told us the ladder is uniform, that i can somehow use the middle of the ladder as something. The sum of torques must be zero if the ladder isn't moving as well. But not quite sure what to do. Any help would be appreciated.

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# Homework Help: Ladder against wall

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