A wedge with an inclination of angle theta rests next to a wall. A block of mass m is sliding down the plane, as shown. There is no friction between the wedge and the block or between the wedge and the horizontal surface.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

1) Find the magnitude, F_net, of the sum of all forces acting on the block.

Which I found to be mgsin(theta) and is the correct answer

2) Find the magnitude, F_ww, of the force that the wall exerts on the wedge. Express F_ww in terms of theta and m, along with any necessary constants.

This second part is the part I am having trouble with

Thanks

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