# Solution: Determine the horizontal force P required to prevent the block from sliding down

A 600 N block rests in a surface inclined at 30°. Determine the horizontal force P required to prevent the block from sliding down. Angle of friction between the block and the inclined plane is 15°.

#### Problem Statement:

A 600 N block rests in a surface inclined at 30°. Determine the horizontal force P required to prevent the block from sliding down. Angle of friction between the block and the inclined plane is 15°.

• A. 160.75 N
• B. 198.55 N
• C. 164.60 N
• D. 190.45 N

The horizontal force P required to prevent the block from sliding down is 160.75 N.

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