My problem is that I need to determine the normal force of the incline on the block.
The coefficient of static friction between the block and incline is mu^s = .295.
I have determined that the minimum value of "F" is 18.49 N.
I understand that "F" * sin (59.5) would be my answer to determine the normal force, yet I keep struggling on determining "F". Please help. The question is attached.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 16, 2018, 2:32 am ad1c9bdddf - https://brainmass.com/physics/newtons-laws/calculating-normal-force-incline-block-35635
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