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# (a) Explain why the stability of a person against a toppling force is increased by spreading the legs as shown in Fig. 1.7. (b) Calculate the force required to topple a person of mass = 70 kg, standing with

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## (a) Explain why the stability of a person against a toppling force is increased by spreading the legs as shown in Fig. 1.7. (b) Calculate the force required to topple a person of mass = 70 kg, standing with his feet spread 0.9 m apart as shown in Fig. 1.7. Assume the person does not slide and the weight of the person is equally distributed on both feet. (a) Explain why the stability of a person against a toppling force is increased by spreading the legs as shown in Fig. 1.7. (b) Calculate the force required to topple a person of mass = 70 kg, standing with his feet spread 0.9 m apart as shown in Fig. 1.7. Assume the person does not slide and the weight of the person is equally distributed on both feet. (a) Explain why the stability of a person against a toppling force is increased by spreading the legs as shown in Fig. 1.7. (b) Calculate the force required to topple a person of mass = 70 kg, standing with his feet spread 0.9 m apart as shown in Fig. 1.7. Assume the person does not slide and the weight of the person is equally distributed on both feet. 8 Chapter 1 Static Forces 1.2m 0.9 m FIGURE 1.7 ► Increased stability resulting from spreading the legs. 8 Chapter 1 Static Forces 1.2m 0.9 m FIGURE 1.7 ► Increased stability resulting from spreading the legs. 8 Chapter 1 Static Forces 1.2m 0.9 m FIGURE 1.7 ► Increased stability resulting from spreading the legs.

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## Part a Let the legs are 2 d distance apart from each View the full answer

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## Chemistry The Central Science

ISBN: 978-0321696724

12th edition

Authors: Theodore Brown, Eugene LeMay, Bruce Bursten, Catherine Murphy, Patrick Woodward

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