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# A child makes a ramp to push his toy dump truck up to his sandbox. If he uses 5 newtons of force to ...

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 A child makes a ramp to push his toy dump truck up to his sandbox. If he uses 5 newtons of force to ... A child makes a ramp to push his toy dump truck up to his sandbox. If he uses 5 newtons of force to push the 12-newton truck up the ramp, what is the mechanical advantage of his ramp?MA = Output Force/Input Force a2.4 b60 c17 d0.4 Read 25 times 1 Reply

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 MA = Output Force/Input Force Output Force = Weight of the truck = 12 N Input Force = Force applied by the child = 5 N MA = 12 N/5 N = 2.4 Therefore, the mechanical advantage of the ramp is 2.4. The answer is (a) 2.4.
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