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Need Help Please

  1. Sep 26, 2004 #1
    A block is held in place on a frictionless incline by a massless string. The string is horizontal. I have to sketch a free body diagram for the block showing all the forces exerted on the block.
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  3. Sep 27, 2004 #2
    Check out your physics book to see what the forces look like on a block on an inclined plane (with no string attached). Once you add in the force from the string you will have a force in the horizontal direction (because the string is horizontal) pulling away from the block.
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