An Olympic skier moving at 28 m/s down(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

a 24 degrees slope encounters a region of snowless

ground of coefficient of kinetic friction 0.67.

The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s^2

How far down the slope does she travel

before coming to a halt? Answer in units of

m.

I came up with an equation of:

mgsin(theta) - Fk*d = ma

I would solve for "d" but i'm not sure how to get the "a".

help appreciated.

TIA.

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# Kinetic Friction Pbm

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