(no friction) inclined plane acceleration

1. Dec 1, 2011

isuru.imsd

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations
on a inclined plane an object is at stationery. β accelaration is applied horizontally towards the inclined plane(no friction at all no where) being object is at rest relative to the inclined plane.the angle of the inclined plane is θ sinθ=1/x.what is the accelaration(β). im a srilankan my physics test sum today
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3. The attempt at a solution

2. Dec 1, 2011

JHamm

If you apply an acceleration $\beta$ against an incline plane then you are applying a force $m \beta$ against that plane and the plane pushes back with a normal force with equal strength but with a different direction. Calculate the force pushing your object up and set this equal to the force of gravity pulling it down $mg$ and you're done.
Alternatively parameterize gravity and the pushing force into new components parallel to the ramp and solve for these being equal.