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bob1

  • 2 years ago

Consider a ball rolling down an inclined plane. The normal force on the ball is what?

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  1. vf321
    • 2 years ago
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    it will be perpendicular to the plane's slope.

  2. Vincent-Lyon.Fr
    • 2 years ago
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    As there is no acceleration of the centre of mass perpendicular to the plane, the corresponding net force is zero. Hence normal force equals weight times cosine of the angle.

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    @rvgupta What you have just written is the component of weight ALONG the plane, not NORMAL to it.

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