# physics

Starting from rest, a car accelerates at 2.1 m/s2 up a hill that is inclined 5.1 ∘ above the horizontal. How far horizontally has the car traveled in 14 s ? How far vertically has the car traveled in 14 s ?

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1. distance up the hill (d) ... 1/2 a t^2 ... 1/2 * 2.1 * 14^2

horizontal ... d * cos(5.1º)

vertical ... d * sin(5.1º)

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