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Homework Help: Vector angle and magnitude help

  1. Nov 19, 2007 #1
    A 105-N suitcase sits on a rubber ramp at an airport carousel at a 25 degree angle. The weight vector can be broken into two perpendicular components. What is the magnitude of the compenent parallel to the ramp surface and the magnitude of the component at a right angle?

    I don't think that understand what the question is asking for because I sketched it out then found the normal force, applied force and weight force, but from there I am confused as to what the question is asking.

    I think Fw=1029 Fn=932.6 Fapp= 435
  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 19, 2007 #2
    never mind... I should have realized that the weight was in newtons not kg...
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