(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A 1160 kg car is held in place by a light cable on a very smooth (frictionless) ramp, as shown in the figure . The cable makes an angle of 31.0 degrees above the surface of the ramp, and the ramp itself rises at 25.0 degrees above the horizontal.

Find the normal force along with the tension of the cable.

2. Relevant equations

Fnormal = M*A

3. The attempt at a solution

I've found the tension by taking the mass X 9.8sin(25), then taking that divided by cos(31) which gave me a tension of ~5610

However, I don't know how to go about finding the normal force

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