# Homework Help: Rite away , might be losing my mind

1. Oct 28, 2009

### kaldso1

plz help rite away , might be losing my mind

A skier moves at 23.0 m/s down a 24.0 degree slope and encounters a region of wet snow, where the coefficient of friction = 0.680. How far down the slope does she go before stopping?

thats how the problem is exactly, i drew a free body diagram and gots no clue where to go from there plz help me ne body SOMEBODY!!!!!!

2. Oct 28, 2009

### Gear300

Re: plz help rite away , might be losing my mind

Is it 24.0deg with respect to vertical or horizontal?...and have you also worked with gravity?

3. Oct 29, 2009

### kaldso1

Re: plz help rite away , might be losing my mind

its horizontal..... watya mean

4. Oct 29, 2009

### ideasrule

Re: plz help rite away , might be losing my mind

The next step after the FBD is always to write out Newton's second law for both the x and y directions, then solve the system of equations. Can you see why the answer becomes easy to get after you get the acceleration?