# Physics

You and your friend are sledding on two sides of a triangle-shaped hill. On your side, the hill slopes up at 30.0° from the horizontal; on your friend's side, it slopes down at the same angle. You do not want to climb up the hill, so you tell your friend to thread a rope through an ideal pulley that is conveniently atop the hill. He connects the rope to his sled and tosses the other end of the rope to you. The sleds on the snow have a coefficient of kinetic friction, μk, of 0.0500. The total mass of your friend and his sled is 82.0 kg while you and your sled have a mass of 68.0 kg. (a) What is the magnitude of the acceleration of each sled? (b) What is the tension in the rope?

## Similar Questions

1. ### physics

You and your friend are sledding on two sides of a triangle-shaped hill. On your side, the hill slopes up at 30.0° from the horizontal; on your friend's side, it slopes down at the same angle. You do not want to climb up the
2. ### Physics

You and your friend are sledding on two sides of a triangle-shaped hill. On your side, the hill slopes up at 30.0° from the horizontal; on your friend's side, it slopes down at the same angle. You do not want to climb up the

1. A vertical pole 24ft. high is to be braced securely by four wires attached 8ft. from the top. If the wires are fastened to stake in the level ground at the vertices of square with its center at the foot of the pole and sides
4. ### Physics help

A skier approaches the base of an icy hill with a speed of 11.6 m/s. The hill slopes upward at 24° above the horizontal. Ignoring all friction forces, find the acceleration of this skier (a) when she is going up the hill, (b)
5. ### Math

Rectangle EFGH is graphed on a coordinate plane with vertices at E(-3,5), F(6,2), G(4,-4),and H (-5,-1). Find the slopes of each side. What do you notice about the slopes of opposite sides? What do you notice about the slopes of
6. ### precalculus

Berry is standing at the edge of a hill that slopes downward and to the right. He notices that for every 5 feet you go in a horizontal direction, the hill drops by 2 feet. Berry places a ball at the edge of the hill (the origin of
7. ### physics

A toboggan approaches a snowy hill moving at 15.0 m/s. The coefficients of static and kinetic friction between the snow and the toboggan are 0.460 and 0.350, respectively, and the hill slopes upward at 41.0 above the horizontal.
8. ### trigonometric functions

a hill slopes upward at an angle of 14 degrees with the horizontal ground.what height does the man reach when he has traveled 100m upward from the foot of the hill
9. ### precalculus

Berry is standing at the edge of a hill that slopes downward and to the right. He notices that for every 5 feet you go in a horizontal direction, the hill drops by 2 feet. Berry places a ball at the edge of the hill (the origin of
10. ### Physics

A toboggan approaches a snowy hill moving at 11.1 m/s . The coefficients of static and kinetic friction between the snow and the toboggan are 0.410 and 0.280, respectively, and the hill slopes upward at 42.0 ∘ above the

More Similar Questions