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Consider a ball rolling down an inclined plane. The normal force on the ball is what?
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bob1 Group Title
Consider a ball rolling down an inclined plane. The normal force on the ball is what?
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vf321 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
it will be perpendicular to the plane's slope.
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VincentLyon.Fr Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
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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VincentLyon.Fr Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@rvgupta What you have just written is the component of weight ALONG the plane, not NORMAL to it.
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