Problem P. 4277. (October 2010)
P. 4277. The wedge shown in the figure can slide without friction on a horizontal tabletop. The mass of the wedge is M and its angle of elevation is =30^{o}. A body of mass m slides down without friction along the wedge, the path of the body makes an angle of =60^{o} with the ground. Find the ratio of the masses, m/M.
(5 pont)
Deadline expired on 10 November 2010.
Sorry, the solution is available only in Hungarian. Google translation
Megoldás.
\(\displaystyle \frac{m}{M}=\frac{\tg60^\circ\tg30^\circ}{\tg30^\circ}=2.\)
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