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    Block on an Inclined Plane

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    4. A block of mass M has a string of mass m attached to it. A force F is applied to the string and it pulls the block up a frictionless plane that is inclined at an angle theta to the horizontal. Find the force that the string exerts on the block.

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    Weight mg of the string can be assumed acting vertically downwards at its centre of gravity (middle of the string).

    Weights of the block and the string can be ...

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