(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Boom-Boom Slapshot, Canadian hockey star, slides down a 50m long ice covered hill on his skates. The frictionless hill is inclined at 35° to the horizontal. Once he reaches the bottom of the hill, the ice is covered with deep snow that has a coefficient of kinetic friction of .50

How far into the snow will BoomBoom go before coming to rest?

3. The attempt at a solution

I've figured out acceleration on the inclined plane which is 5.62m/s^2. But, I was having trouble with including friction into the other part as well as normal force.

a = sin35 * 9.8 = 5.62m/s^2

Using the formula Vf^2 = Vi^2 + 2(a)(d)

I found the velocity which is 23.71m/s

I got an answer of 175m but the text book says the answer is 57m. The textbook has been wrong few times, I just want to confirm this, thank you. :)

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# Homework Help: Inclined plane question?

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