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A car is traveling up a hill that is inclined at an angle θ above the horizontal. Determine the ratio of the magnitude of the normal force to the weight of the car when (a)  θ = 16oand (b)  θ = 38o.

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Given:

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Angle of inclination,0, = 16° Angle of inclination, 0, =38°

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Step 2

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The free body diagram of the car is,

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N mg

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The normal force acting on ...

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N mg cos where N Nomal force Mass of car m g acceleration due to gravity 6 Angle of inclination

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