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Problem M. 338. (January 2014)

M. 338. A horizontal towel rail can hold the towel even if the two parts of the towel hanging on the two sides of the rail are different (see the figure). Measure how the ratio of \ell1/\ell2, when the towel is just about to slip on the rail, depends on the wetness of the towel (the amount of soaked up water).

(6 pont)

Deadline expired on February 10, 2014.


25 students sent a solution.
6 points:Antalicz Balázs, Berta Dénes, Fekete Panna, Holczer András, Horicsányi Attila, Nagy Gergely.
5 points:Asztalos Bogdán, Hegyi 555 Anna, Juhász Péter, Olosz Balázs, Sal Kristóf, Szépfalvi Bálint.
4 points:3 students.
3 points:4 students.
2 points:3 students.
1 point:1 student.
0 point:2 students.

Problems in Physics of KöMaL, January 2014