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  1. J

    Real life problem - pushing object up incline plane

    Thank you so much for your help I can now put the fish tank in place without worrying about too much about the fact that we will have to move it in a couple of months.
  2. J

    Real life problem - pushing object up incline plane

    Thanks again for your response So I calculated 88.2N to be equal to 9kg x accelleration, which sounds like it could be pushed by a single person quite easily. Is that the formula you mean to use F = ma ? Having traction on the tiles with shoes should not be a problem as they are outdoor rated...
  3. J

    Real life problem - pushing object up incline plane

    hi cepheid, thanks for your reply You've confirmed that I managed to calculate the angle correctly (after I thought about it for a while :) ) I've had a go at solving the force - are you able to check my equation? thanks
  4. J

    Real life problem - pushing object up incline plane

    This is not a homework question but rather a real life problem I need to work through. Sorry if I have used incorrect terms but I have not done any physics in 10 years and have forgotten everything so I was hoping someone would be able to help. Homework Statement How much effort would it take...
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