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A 60.0 kg skier with an initial speed of 12.0 m/s coasts up a 2.50 m high rise as shown in the following figure. Find her final speed at the top (in m/s), given that the coefficient of friction between her skis and the snow is 0.0800?

(Hint: Find the distance traveled up the incline assuming a straight-line path as shown in the figure.)enter image source here

1 Answer
Mar 20, 2017


I got #9.4 m/s# but check my maths!


Have a look:
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...I think!