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How is the vector g turning into the scalar g? What am I missing that is

allowing us to represent g as a scalar quantity and no longer a vector

quantity? When going through the algebra to find mg_x, (component

of gravity in the x-direction) I don't see how it turns into a

scalar of 9.8.

http://img124.imageshack.us/img124/3417/page00023ue.jpg [Broken]

allowing us to represent g as a scalar quantity and no longer a vector

quantity? When going through the algebra to find mg_x, (component

of gravity in the x-direction) I don't see how it turns into a

scalar of 9.8.

http://img124.imageshack.us/img124/3417/page00023ue.jpg [Broken]

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