# SOLUTION: A crate weighing w pounds sits on a ramp positioned at an angle of theta with the horizontal. The forces acting on this crate are modeled by the equation Mw cos theta =w sin theta,

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Trigonometry-basics Question 80409: A crate weighing w pounds sits on a ramp positioned at an angle of theta with the horizontal. The forces acting on this crate are modeled by the equation Mw cos theta =w sin theta, where M is the coefficient of friction. What is an expression for M in terms of theta?Answer by stanbon(57328)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!A crate weighing w pounds sits on a ramp positioned at an angle of theta with the horizontal. The forces acting on this crate are modeled by the equation Mw cos theta =w sin theta, where M is the coefficient of friction. What is an expression for M in terms of theta? ------- M = wcos(theta)-wsin(theta) ======== Cheers, Stan H.