# (a) Calculate the acceleration of a skier heading down a 10° slope, assuming the coefficient offriction for waxed wood on wet snow uk-0.10. (b) Find the angle of the slope down whichthis skier could coast at a constant velocity. You can neglect air resistance in both4.parts.

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121 views help_outlineImage Transcriptionclose(a) Calculate the acceleration of a skier heading down a 10° slope, assuming the coefficient of friction for waxed wood on wet snow uk-0.10. (b) Find the angle of the slope down which this skier could coast at a constant velocity. You can neglect air resistance in both 4. parts. fullscreen
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(a) Consider the free body diagram below.

Step 2

Using Newton’s law, the acceleration is obtained as,

Step 3

(b) At constant velocity, acceleration is zero. Using the e...

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