Problem: A box sits on a ramp with an adjustable inclination angle that is slowly increased. Just as the angle reaches 36°, the box begins to slide. What is the coefficient of static friction between the box and the ramp?A) 0.58B) 0.65C) 0.73D) 0.81E) It depends on the mass of the box.

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A box sits on a ramp with an adjustable inclination angle that is slowly increased. Just as the angle reaches 36°, the box begins to slide. What is the coefficient of static friction between the box and the ramp?

A) 0.58

B) 0.65

C) 0.73

D) 0.81

E) It depends on the mass of the box.

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