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D on its side (Posted on 2006-01-16) Difficulty: 4 of 5
If a solid semicylindrical block (a block-letter D) is placed on its curved side on a horizontal table, the top (the flat side) will be parallel to the table.

The table is tilted by an angle, a, perpendicular to the axis of the cylinder. What angle will the top of the block form with the table now?

Assume angle a is small enough to prevent the block from slipping or tipping over.

See The Solution Submitted by Jer    
Rating: 4.3333 (3 votes)

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  Subject Author Date
I have no clue what that means.Brett Purcell2006-03-09 20:13:52
I have no friggin idea.Brett Purcell2006-03-09 20:10:12
stupid answersj2006-01-23 22:10:07
re(2): SolutionBractals2006-01-17 11:00:49
re: SolutionCharlie2006-01-17 10:35:03
re: SolutionCharlie2006-01-17 10:07:25
SolutionSolutionBractals2006-01-17 01:43:39
Some ThoughtsDrunken master.Percy2006-01-16 23:28:18
Some ThoughtsDrunken master.Percy2006-01-16 23:27:56
Possible solutionBractals2006-01-16 22:41:51
Some ThoughtsFriction?Richard2006-01-16 20:23:33
re: Not really helpfull first thoughtsRichard2006-01-16 19:40:09
Not really helpfull first thoughtsHugo2006-01-16 15:57:02
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