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Suspended Block
# 1J30.10

Description: The sides of the triangle are in the ratio of 3:4:5. Slide the incline out of the way after the forces are balanced. The block will be suspended. The block has a mass of 427 g. The masses needed to balance the perpendicular and parallel forces are 342 g and 256 g respectively.

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Demo References
The Video Encyclopedia of Physics Demonstrations Disc 04-03 Place a cart on a removable 30 degree incline.
Sutton M-18 Forces parallel and perpendicular to the plane will support the car when the plane is removed.
Meiners 14-3.3 A 5-6-7 suspended block system is used to show the pulleys can be moved as long as the angle remains constant.
Freier and Anderson Mj-2 The components of force of a block on an inclined plane are countered by weights. The plane is then removed.

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