physics 2..help PLEASE!!

A 63 kg skier encounters a dip in the snow's surface that has a circular cross section with a radius of curvature of 12 m. If the skier's speed at point A in Figure 8-25 is 7.9 m/s, what is the normal force exerted by the snow on the skier at point B? Ignore frictional forces.
radius=12
h of dip=1.75m

  1. 👍
  2. 👎
  3. 👁
  1. We don't have access to your Figure 8-25. The normal force extered by the snow on the skier must equal the centripetal force MV^2/R , plus the component of the weight (M g) in the normal direction. Use conservation of energy to get V at point B.

    R = 12 m

    1. 👍
    2. 👎

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. Physics

    A skier is pulled up a slope at a constant velocity by a tow bar. The slope is inclined at 23.0° with respect to the horizontal. The force applied to the skier by the tow bar is parallel to the slope. The skier's mass is 55.3 kg,

  2. Physics help needed !

    In downhill speed skiing a skier is retarded by both the air drag force on the body and the kinetic frictional force on the skis. Suppose the slope angle is θ = 39.5°, the snow is dry snow with a coefficient of kinetic friction

  3. COLLEGE PHYSICS

    A 62.0 kg skier is moving at 6.50 m/s on a frictionless, horizontal snow covered plateau when she encounters a rough patch 3.50 m long. The coefficient of kinetic friction between this patch and returning to friction-free snow,

  4. physics

    A skier starts from rest at the top of a hill. The skier coasts down the hill and up a second hill, as the drawing illustrates. The crest of the second hill is circular, with a radius of 39.6 m. Neglect friction and air

  1. Physics

    A 61 kg skier on level snow coasts 184 m to stop from a speed of 12.0 m/s (A) use the work energy principle to find the coefficient of kinetic friction between the skis and the snow. B) suppose a 75 kg skier with twice the

  2. Physics

    A 61-kg snow skier is being pulled up a 14 ° slope by a steel (Young's modulus 2.0 x 1011 N/m2) cable. The cable has a cross-section area of 7.0 x 10-5 m2. The cable applies a force to the skier, and, in doing so, the cable

  3. physics

    An Olympic skier moving at 20.0 m/s down a 30.0 degrees slope encounters a region of wet snow, of coefficient of friction uk = 0.740. How far down the slope does she go before stopping?

  4. physics

    A skier with a mass of 70 kg starts from rest and skis down an icy (frictionless) slope that has a length of 52 m at an angle of 32° with respect to the horizontal. At the bottom of the slope, the path levels out and becomes

  1. physics

    An Olympic skier moving at 20.0 m/s down a 30.0 degree slope encounters a region of wet snow and slides 145 m before coming to a halt. What is the coefficient of friction between the skis and the snow?

  2. physics

    A skier starts from rest at the top of a hill that is inclined at 9.5° with respect to the horizontal. The hillside is 225 m long, and the coefficient of friction between snow and skis is 0.0750. At the bottom of the hill, the

  3. physics

    In downhill speed skiing a skier is retarded by both the air drag force on the body and the kinetic frictional force on the skis. Suppose the slope angle is è = 37.5°, the snow is dry snow with a coefficient of kinetic friction

  4. Physics

    A 75.0-kg cross-country skier is climbing a 3.0o slope at a constant speed of 2.00 m/s and encounters air resistance of 25.0 N. Find his power output for work done against the gravitational force and air resistance. (b) What

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.