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Slip or tip?

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1. Homework Statement

A glass of water with a mass of 500 g is being pushed horizontally at thetop across a table. The base is 1.5 cm in diameter and i is 5.0 cm tall. The coefficient of static friction is 0.20. Will it slip or tip?

2. Homework Equations

Not entirely sure.


3. The Attempt at a Solution

This seems fairly basic, but for some reason I can't seem to wrap my mind around it. Just a push in the right direction, starting me off properly, would help immensely.
 
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Hootenanny
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Welcome to the Forums Mr. Moose :tongue:

HINT: Torques :wink:
 
robphy
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Here's a "push": Draw a Free-Body Diagram.
 

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