posted by RC .
A 53-kg skier is going down a 30 ° slope. The area of each ski in contact with the snow is 0.12 m2. Determine the pressure that each ski exerts on the snow.
M*g*cos30/(2*0.12 m^2) = 1876 N/m^2
for each ski. Note the total area is 0.24 m^2