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

A skier is gliding along at 3.37m/s on horizontal, frictionless snow. He suddenly starts down a 22.7(degree) incline. His speed at the bottom is 19.2m/s. What is the length of the incline?

2. Relevant equations

Vf^2 = Vi^2 + 2ad

3. The attempt at a solution

d = ?

Vi = 3.37 m/s

Vf = 19.2m/s

a = -9.8m/s^s

(19.2)^2 = (3.37)^2 + 2(-9.8)d

d = 18.2 m

I was wondering if this is the correct way to approach a question like this, and also why do they give the angle of the incline?

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