# Skier down a slope

#### pb23me

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
skier decends a slope of 30 degrees. Assume the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.1

draw a force diagram
find his acceleration
2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution force diagram i have normal force up, cos(theta)mg down, Force friction left and sin(theta)mg right????

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#### kuruman

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So what's the net force on the skier?

#### pb23me

idk give me a hint please

#### pb23me

and am i correct in drawing my force diagram

#### kuruman

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idk give me a hint please
The net force is the vector sum of all the forces as shown in your force diagram. Your force diagram sounds correct from the description you gave, but a drawing would be better.

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