A 10 wedge is to be forced under end B of the 5-kg rod AB. Knowing that the coefficient of static friction is 0.40 between the wedge and the rod and 0.20 between the wedge and the floor, determine the smallest force P required to raise end B of the rod.

STA3032 MODULE 1 ARTICLE I. 1.1-1.3.5 1) 1.1 Descriptive Statistics a) Population parameters- “a numerical summary concerning the complete collection of subjects” i) Notated by Greek characters b) Sample statistics- “a numerical summary concerning a subset of the population, from which we try to draw inference about the population parameter” i) Notated by the hat symbol over a population parameter c) i.e. σσstandard deviation 2) 1.2 Summary Statistics 3) 1.2.1 Location a) Mode: most frequent number b) Mean: average of the observations c) p percentile: p% of data are less than that specific value and 100%-p% are greater i) position of p percentile value: (p/100)(n+1) (1) i.e. value x was in the 90 percentile which