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Posted by **Anonymous** on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 1:54am.

a. Determine the value of the x-component of the force gravity.

b. What is the acceleration of the block down the ramp.

c. How long will it take for the block to slide 30.0m?

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**drwls**, Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 7:52ama) zero. Gravity acts downward. That is usually called the y direction. The Force component DOWN the ramp is

M g sin 15.

What are they calling the x direction?

b) a = g sin15 = 2.54 m/s^2

c) t = sqrt(2L/a) = 4.86 s

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