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A 60 kg skier is in a tuck moving straight down a 30° slope. Air resistance pushes backwards on the skier

with a force of 10 N (applied opposite the direction of the skiers motion and parallel to the 30° slope).

The coefficient of dynamic friction between the skis and the snow is 0.08. What is the resultant force

acting on the skier?

Step 1

Given,

Step 2

Schematic diagram of forces acting on the system are shown below,

Step 3

By breaking force component in perpe...

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