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Homework Help: Physics Net Force Incline problem

  1. Nov 15, 2012 #1
    A 2.0 kg mass starts from rest and slides down an inclined plane 8.0 x 10^-1 m long in 0.50 sec. What net force is acting on the mass along the incline?

    Can someone please explain step by step in a descriptive way. I have a quiz tomorrow and I just can't even start this problem
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  3. Nov 16, 2012 #2

    Simon Bridge

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    Start the problem with a free-body diagram.
    What forces are acting on the mass?
    Which direction to they act?
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