# trig

how much force is necessary to stop a 2500 pound car from rolling down a 40degree slope

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1. M g sin40.
If you use M g = 2500 lb, the answer will be in pounds.

If you want it in Newtons, use a mass of M = 1136 kg, with g = 9.8 m/s^2.

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