# Problem: Block A in the figure weighs 65.1 N . The coefficient of static friction between the block and the surface on which it rests is 0.28. The weight w is 11.3 N and the system is in equilibrium.(a) Find the friction force exerted on block A.(b) Find the maximum weight for which the system will remain in equilibrium.

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Block A in the figure weighs 65.1 N . The coefficient of static friction between the block and the surface on which it rests is 0.28. The weight w is 11.3 N and the system is in equilibrium.
(a) Find the friction force exerted on block A.
(b) Find the maximum weight for which the system will remain in equilibrium. Frequently Asked Questions

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