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Homework Help: A block is placed on a ramp.

  1. Jun 7, 2005 #1
    What is the force of gravity acting on the block?


    are they asking for

    a) F = mg

    or

    b) F = mgsin(theta)

    thanks
     
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  3. Jun 7, 2005 #2

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    Is that exactly how the question is phrased:What is the force of gravity acting on the block? If so, then I'd say the answer is I'd say a) F=mg.
     
  4. Jun 7, 2005 #3
    yes that is exactly how it is phrased.

    and that is the answer I went with, just wanted to make sure
     
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