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# (a) what maximum force can be exerted by the string on the 10.0-kg block without causing the 5.00-kg block to slip? (b) Use the system approach to calculate the

A block of mass m = 5.00 kg rides on top of a second block of mass M = 10.0 kg. A person attaches a string to the bottom block and pulls the system horizontally across a frictionless surface, as in Figure below. Friction between the two blocks keeps the 5.00-kg block from slipping off. If the coefficient of static friction is 0.350, (a) what maximum force can be exerted by the string on the 10.0-kg block without causing the 5.00-kg block to slip? (b) Use the system approach to calculate the acceleration.

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