Sign up for free to keep watching this solution

Solution: A book is at rest on an incline as shown above. A constant f...

Question

A book is at rest on an incline as shown above. A constant force vertically downward is in contact with the book. The following figures show several attempts at drawing free-body diagrams for the book. Which figure has the correct directions for each force? The magnitudes of the forces are not necessarily drawn to scale.