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Question: An object with weight W is dragged

An object with weight W is dragged along a horizontal plane by a force acting along a rope attached to the object. If the rope makes an angle θ with the plane, then the magnitude of the force is
An object with weight W is dragged along a horizontal plane by a force acting along a rope attached to the object. If the rope makes an angle θ with the plane, then the magnitude of the force is


Where µ is a positive constant called the coefficient of friction and where 0 < θ < π/2. Show that F is minimized when tan θ = π.

Where µ is a positive constant called the coefficient of friction and where 0





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µW u sin e + cos e F =

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