# Solution: What is the force tending to move the block down the ramp?

A block weighing 500 kN rest on a ramp inclined at 25° with the horizontal. The force tending to move the block down the ramp is ________.

#### Problem Statement: ECE Board November 1998

A block weighing 500 kN rest on a ramp inclined at 25° with the horizontal. What is the force tending to move the block down the ramp?

• A. 121 kN
• B. 265 kN
• C. 211 kN
• D. 450 kN

The force tending to move the block down the ramp is 211 kN.

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