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Here is the question:

"A 60kg skier is in a tuck and moving straight down a 30 degree slope. Air resistance pushes backward on the skier with a force of 10 Newtons. The coefficient of dynamic friction between the skis and the snow is 0.08. What is the resultant of the forces that act on the skier?"

This is what I have done:

Made a right angle triangle with the hypoteneuse at a 30 degree angle and the skier coming down the hypoteneuse. Converted skier's weight into mass: 588 N. Calculated the vertical component of the triangle (5 N, which is the Fn?) and the horizontal component (8.7 N, which is the parallel force?). I drew an arrow with a force of 10 N acting parallel against the slope (hypot) acting against the skier. I am stuck as of here and how to calcultate the resulting forces.

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# Homework Help: Downhill Skier Question

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