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## Homework Statement

A block of mass m=2.0kg is held in equilibrium on an incline of angle=60 degrees by the horizontal force F.

a)determine the value of F

b)determine the normal force exerted by the incline on the block (ignore friction).

## Homework Equations

Fnet = ma

Fnetx = 0

Fnety = 0

## The Attempt at a Solution

So, first I thought about it

If it is held in equilibrum, doesn't it means the object is at rest, at least, shouldn't Fnet = 0 since a = 0?

I investigated my Fnetx and Fnet y.

Fnetx = 0, then I have F - FgSin60 = 0

Fnety = 0, then I have Fg - Fgcos60 = 0

But it doesn't make sense because fg doesn't equal to Fgcos60

the answer for a) 34N and b) 39

please correct my approach, where have I gone wrong??