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    For the situation shown in the figure, what is the minimum coefficient of static friction between the block and the surface that will keep the block from moving?
    (F1 = 5.0 N, F2 = 4.0 N, and m = 5.0 kg.)

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    Please see the attachment.
    The weight of the block = 5 x 9.8 = 49 N.

    Horizontal component of F2 = 4.cos 37 = 3.19 N and horizontal component of ...

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