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## Homework Statement

A 1200 kg rocket car is placed at the bottom of a 100 meter long ramp inclined at 10°. The rocket is turned on and it exerts a force of 8300 N for 5.70 seconds, and then it shuts down. Find the speed with which the rocket car leaves the ramp (assume frictionless).

## Homework Equations

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## The Attempt at a Solution

http://i.imgur.com/MGDp7Rf.png?1

I didn't show all of my solution but I need to know if that part is correct. What I did next is I assumed vi = 0 and the used the formula vf = vi + at which gave me an answer of 29.7 m/s, however, the correct answer is 28.8 m/s.

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