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A physics student playing with an air hockey table (a frictionless surface) finds that if she gives the puck a velocity of 3.80 m/s along the length ( 1.67 m ) of the table at one end, by the time it has reached the other end the puck has drifted a distance 2.44 cm to the right but still has a velocity component along the length of 3.80m/s . She concludes correctly that the table is not level and correctly calculates its inclination from the above information.

I converted the 2.44 cm to meters, which would then be .0244 m. And then I'm not sure what do after that. I attempted to find the angle with the 1.67 m being the hypotonese and the .0244 to be the adjacent. This however gave the answer to be 1 degrees. Which is incorrect. I dont really know where to begin?

g is given as 9.8 m/s^2

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# Homework Help: Inclination of a Table

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