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Will a box move under force?

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A 55.0-kg box rests on a horizontal surface. The coefficient of static friction between the box and the surface is 0.300. A force of 156 N is applied to the box directed at an angle of 18.0 above the horizontal. Does the box move?

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Solution Summary

Brief calculations show how to work out if a given box will move under a specific force and friction.

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