Homework StatementA 61.2kg skier coasts up a snow-covered hill that makes an angle of 25.2o with the horizontal. The initial speed of the skier is 8.34m/s. After coasting a distance of 1.97m up the slope, the speed of the skier is 3.43m/s. Calculate the work done by the kinetic frictional force that acts on the skis
Homework Equationsw= ΔE
ke= 1/2mv^2 pe=mgh
The Attempt at a Solutionh=dsin(theta) so i found mu(k) = -1/2mv^2 (final)+1/2mv^2(initial)-mgdsin(theta) all divided by Nd where N=mgcos(theata)
i got 0.654 J....not working????