A uniform chain of length L hangs partly from a table which is kept in equilibrium by friction. The maximum length that can withstand without slipping is l, then coefficient of friction between the table and the chain is 

(1) lL

(2) lL+l

(3) lLl

(4) LL+l

Concept Videos :-

#16-Static-Friction-Force
#17-Solved-Examples-8
#18-Solved-Examples-9
#19-Solved-Examples-10
#20-Kinetic-Friction-Force
#21-Solved-Examples-11

Concept Questions :-

(3) μ=Lenght of chain hanging from the tableLenght of chain lying on the table=lLl 

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