physics

posted by .

Find the acceleration down the ramp:
skateboarder starts from rest at the top of a 12.5 m slick ramp that makes a 25 degree angle with the horizontal. (coefficient of rolling friction is negligible). Combined mass of skateboarder and skateboard = 75 kg.

  • physics -

    Net force down= mass*a
    mg*SinTheta=m*a solve for a.
    If you had friction, it would be like this:
    mg*sinTheta-mu*mg*CosTheta=ma

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Physics

    Consider a skateboarder who starts from rest at the top of a 12.5m-long ramp that is inclined at an angle of 15.0degrees to the horizontal. Assuming that the skateboarder's acceleration is g sin 15.0degrees, find his speed when he …
  2. Physics

    Consider a skateboarder who starts from rest at the top of a 14.6 m-long ramp that is inclined at an angle of 13.0° to the horizontal. Assuming that the skateboarder's acceleration is g sin 13.0°, find his speed when he reaches the …
  3. physics

    The skateboarder in the drawing starts down the left side of the ramp with an initial speed of 5.4 m/s. If nonconservative forces, such as kinetic friction and air resistance, are negligible, what would be the height h of the highest …
  4. Physics

    The skateboarder in the drawing starts down the left side of the ramp with an initial speed of 5.4 m/s. If nonconservative forces, such as kinetic friction and air resistance, are negligible, what would be the height h of the highest …
  5. Physics 1

    The skateboarder in the drawing starts down the left side of the ramp with an initial speed of 5.4 m/s. If nonconservative forces, such as kinetic friction and air resistance, are negligible, what would be the height h of the highest …
  6. physics mechanical energy

    A skateboarder with mass ms = 42 kg is standing at the top of a ramp which is hy = 3.7 m above the ground. The skateboarder then jumps on his skateboard and descends down the ramp. His speed at the bottom of the ramp is vf = 6.3 m/s. …
  7. physics

    A skateboarder with mass ms = 42 kg is standing at the top of a ramp which is hy = 3.7 m above the ground. The skateboarder then jumps on his skateboard and descends down the ramp. His speed at the bottom of the ramp is vf = 6.3 m/s. …
  8. physics

    A skateboarder in a death defying stunt decides to launch herself from a ramp on a hill. The skateboarder leaves the ramp at a height of 1.4m above the slope, traveling 15m/s and at an angle of 40 degrees to the horizontal. The slope …
  9. physics

    A skateboarder in a death defying stunt decides to launch herself from a ramp on a hill. The skateboarder leaves the ramp at a height of 1.4m above the slope, traveling 15m/s and at an angle of 40 degrees to the horizontal. The slope …
  10. Physics

    A skateboarder starts up a 1.0-m-high, 30∘ ramp at a speed of 7.2 m/s . The skateboard wheels roll without friction. At the top, she leaves the ramp and sails through the air. How far from the end of the ramp does the skateboarder …

More Similar Questions