Problem: A uniform chain of length 8.00 m initially lies stretched out on a horizontal table. Assuming the coefficient of static friction between chain and table is 0.600, show that the chain will begin to slide off the table if at least 3.00 m of it hangs over the edge of the table.

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A uniform chain of length 8.00 m initially lies stretched out on a horizontal table. Assuming the coefficient of static friction between chain and table is 0.600, show that the chain will begin to slide off the table if at least 3.00 m of it hangs over the edge of the table.