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Coderhk

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## Homework Statement

Part a of the image below. When I try to solve this question, I can't get the solution in the answer key. In the answer key the y component of the normal force is NCos(alpha) in the last line. Does the normal force not point perpendicular to the ramp?

## Homework Equations

F=ma=0 since we are in static equilibrium

sum of torques = 0;

## The Attempt at a Solution

In the picture below.