# Problem: A mug rests on an inclined surface, as shown in (Figure 1) , θ=10∘.A.) What is the magnitude of the frictional force exerted on the mug?B.) What is the minimum coefficient of static friction required to keep the mug from sliding?

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Newton's second law:

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A mug rests on an inclined surface, as shown in (Figure 1) , θ=10∘. A.) What is the magnitude of the frictional force exerted on the mug?
B.) What is the minimum coefficient of static friction required to keep the mug from sliding?

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