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  1. Jul 6, 2017 #1
    HI,
    Can the normal force be in vertical direction ?
     
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  3. Jul 6, 2017 #2

    phinds

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    What do you think and why?
     
  4. Jul 6, 2017 #3
    I think it's not because gravity act in horizontal direction ,but I posted to confirm my understand
     
  5. Jul 6, 2017 #4

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  6. Jul 6, 2017 #5

    phinds

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    Normal force does not necessarily have anything to do with gravity. Do you understand what normal force IS ?
     
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