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To push a box up a ramp, which requires less force:

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Problem 6DQ

To push a box up a ramp, which requires less force: pushing horizontally or pushing parallel to the ramp? Why?

Step-by-Step Solution:

Solution 6DQ Step 1: To push up a box along a ramp, pushing parallel to the ramp requires less force. Step 2: Because, if we push the box horizontally the the horizontal component of the force is used in moving the box which is less than the force,

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Chapter 5, Problem 6DQ is Solved
Textbook: University Physics
Edition: 13
Author: Hugh D. Young, Roger A. Freedman
ISBN: 9780321675460

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