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Unformatted text preview: Such a prediction seems to fit with our intuition: a block placed on an inclined plane will simply slide down the plane. The normal force thus applies to a variety of situations. Though most commonly used with flat and inclined planes, the normal force applies in any situation in which a force is exerted on an object by direct contact...
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- Fall '09