A Crate’s Maximum Acceleration without Slipping#

A wood crate sits in the back of a sedan. The coefficients of friction between the crate and the sedan are \(\mu_s = \) 0.68 and \(\mu_k = \) 0.35. The sedan starts moving up a 30\(^{\circ}\) slope.

Question Text#

What is the maximum acceleration the sedan can have without the crate slipping out the back?

Answer Section#

Please enter in a numeric value in \(m/s^2\).

Attribution#

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