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    Vector Application

    Calculate the force (in Newtons) required to push a 20kg wagon up a 0.5 radian inclined plane. One Newton (N) is equal to 1, and the force due to gravity on the wagon is , where is the mass of the wagon, and is the acceleration due to gravity (9.8). Please ignore friction in this problem.
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    First sketch the problem. Then, draw the gravity vector of the wagon. You have to find the projection of the gravity vector onto inclined plane.
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    I still can't figure it out
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