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Meaning of greek symbols

  1. Oct 22, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    What does [tex]\mu[/tex] represent?
    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
    I understand it is a coefficient but I don't understand what it stands for especially when being applied to Free Body Diagrams. Explain please?!
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  3. Oct 22, 2010 #2
    Could be coefficient of friction, the ratio of frictional force (f) to normal reaction (N)?
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