Slope and Ramp Angle

by ksaechao
Tags: angle, ramp, slope
ksaechao is offline
Oct6-07, 11:53 PM
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For my High School physics class, we're doing a lab based on galileo's experiment. My question is how does the slope change with the ramp angle? I'm just confused with all the data points I have. So if anyone could help me, I'd be much obliged.
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Kurdt is offline
Oct7-07, 02:07 AM
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Its down to simple trigonometry. I'm not sure what you mean by slope though? Do you mean the gradient (i.e. how much the change in height for every unit distance travelled).

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