A conveyor belt is used to unload sand in a truck. The conveyor belt forms an angle with a horizontal that is 𝜃 = 20°. The conveyor belt is already filled with sand as it accelerates from a standstill. What is the greatest acceleration that the conveyor belt can have if the sand does not have to move relative to the belt if the static coefficient of friction between sand and conveyor belt is 0.50?
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