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Homework Help: Distance from the cliff

  1. Mar 27, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    A sled with rider having a combined mass of 130kg travels over the perfectly smooth icy hill shown in the accompanying figure.


    2. Relevant equations
    How far does the sled land from the foot of the cliff?

    3. The attempt at a solution
    Honestly, I have no idea how to go about this problem. I am sure that I am supposed to use some energy conservation method but I don't know where to start.
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  3. Mar 27, 2009 #2
    EDIT:: sorry I figured it out. Thanks! :)
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