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Problem: In the figure below, a cart is pushed with a force F. If the coefficient of static friction between the cart and the box is 0.45, what is the minimum value of F in order for the box to not slide down the front of the cart?

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In the figure below, a cart is pushed with a force F. If the coefficient of static friction between the cart and the box is 0.45, what is the minimum value of F in order for the box to not slide down the front of the cart?

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