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Homework Help: An incline problem

  1. Sep 29, 2004 #1
    a block is projected up a frictionless inclined plane. the angle of incline is 35 degrees, and the initial velocity is 8.2 ft/s. how far up the plane does the block travel? how long does it take to get there? and what is its speed when it gets back to the bottom?
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  3. Sep 29, 2004 #2
    Shouldn't this be on the homework forum?

    Find the acceleration of the body along the incline and use kinematics.
  4. Sep 29, 2004 #3
    I think the acceleration would be -g*cos(35), from that use constant acceleration equations to solve the problem.
  5. Sep 29, 2004 #4


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    It will be with sine. Of course with no friction.
  6. Sep 30, 2004 #5
    And due to conservation of energy and lack of friction (external force) without even solving the problem we can say it would come back down with the same speed...
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