A car rests on a slanted ramp leading into car-transporter trailer.

A car rests on a slanted ramp leading into car-transporter trailer. The car’s brakes and transmissions locks are released; only a cable attached to the car and to the frame of the trailer prevents the car from rolling backward off the ramp. If the car’s weight is w, find the tension in the cable and the force with which the ramp pushes on the car tires.

Leave a Reply