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Homework Help: Need to find distance of an object over an incline plane

  1. Nov 18, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data


    an object is traveling 30 m/s up a 30 degree incline with height of 20, (there is zero friction) how far did it go?
    2. Relevant equations

    no idea

    3. The attempt at a solution

    stuck
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 18, 2012 #2
    Since there is no friction, think of why the object would come to a stop.
     
  4. Nov 18, 2012 #3
    because of acceleration due to gravity
     
  5. Nov 18, 2012 #4
    Indeed. So, at which height y (measured vertically, not up the incline) does it stop rising?
     
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