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Dynamics Question

  1. Mar 2, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    A skier on a slope inclined at 4.7 degrees to the horizontal pushes on ski poles and starts down the slope. The initial speed is 2.7m/s. The coefficient of kinetic friction between skis and snow is 0.11. Determine how far the skier will slide before coming to rest.

    2. Relevant equations

    F=ma

    3. The attempt at a solution

    Vf^2=Vi^2+2ad
    0 =2.7^2+2ad
    after this i am lost??

    Please help..:cry:
     
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