Static frictional force by B = T
T = μsmg
The force balance weight of block A.
Block B in the figure(Figure 1) rests on a surface for which the static and kinetic coefficients of friction are 0.63 and 0.40, respectively. The ropes are massless.
What is the maximum mass of block A for which the system remains in static equilibrium?
Express your answer to two significant figures and include the appropriate units.
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