# Physics

A box is sliding down a frictionless plane inclined at an angle of 30° width the horizontal. What is the acceleration of the box?

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1. Fp = mg*sin30 = Force parallel to the
incline.

a = Fp/m = mg*sin30/m = g*sin30 = 9.8*0.5 = 4.9 m/s^2.

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