# A truck 10,000 kg going 40 m/s loses its brakes. If the runoff ramp is at an angle of 30°, how long will it take to stop?

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Nov 22, 2015

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

I'm assuming that the engine is cut off at the point it hits the ramp.

Considering the vertical component of the truck's velocity:

The mass is irrelevant.