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Kinematics in One Dimension

  1. May 12, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    A car traveling at 25.43 m/s runs out of gas while traveling up a 17° slope. How far up the hill will it coast before starting to roll back down?

    2. Relevant equations

    Not sure on the equation to be used?

    3. The attempt at a solution
     
  2. jcsd
  3. May 12, 2009 #2
    Draw a free body diagram of the car and solve for the downward acceleration of gravity. Then just use kinematics to solve for when the velocity is 0.
     
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