physics homework question?

an object weighing 24 newtons is placed on a 30 degree slope as shown. the component of the weight acting parallel to the slope is closest to:

a. 12N

b. 17N

c. 22N

d. 24N

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  • oubaas
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago

    F // = 24*sin 30° = 24*0.5 = 12 N

  • Ash
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago

    Component of the weight acting parallel to the slope = Weight x sin30 = 24sin30 = 12N

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