6.BIO The person in Figure P5.6 weighs 170 lb. As seen from the front, each light crutch makes an angle of 22.0° with the verti cal. Half of the person's weight is supported by the crutches The other half is supported by the vertical forces of the ground on the person's feet. Assuming that the person is moving with constant velocity and the force exerted by the ground on the crutches acts along the crutches, determine (a) the smallest pos 22.0 22.0 Figure P5.6 sible coefficient of friction be- tween crutches and ground and (b) the magnitude of the compression force in each crutch

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6.BIO The person in Figure P5.6
weighs 170 lb. As seen from the
front, each light crutch makes
an angle of 22.0° with the verti
cal. Half of the person's weight
is supported by the crutches
The other half is supported by
the vertical forces of the ground
on the person's feet. Assuming
that the person is moving with
constant velocity and the force
exerted by the ground on the
crutches acts along the crutches,
determine (a) the smallest pos
22.0
22.0
Figure P5.6
sible coefficient of friction be-
tween crutches and ground and
(b) the magnitude of the compression force in each crutch

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6.BIO The person in Figure P5.6 weighs 170 lb. As seen from the front, each light crutch makes an angle of 22.0° with the verti cal. Half of the person's weight is supported by the crutches The other half is supported by the vertical forces of the ground on the person's feet. Assuming that the person is moving with constant velocity and the force exerted by the ground on the crutches acts along the crutches, determine (a) the smallest pos 22.0 22.0 Figure P5.6 sible coefficient of friction be- tween crutches and ground and (b) the magnitude of the compression force in each crutch

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