# Physics

A skier squats low and races down a 14 �degree ski slope. During a 5 s interval, the skier accelerates at 4.2 m/s2.
What is the horizontal component of the
skier’s acceleration (perpendicular to the direction of free fall)?

1. 👍
2. 👎
3. 👁

## 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!

A skier wants to build a rope tow to pull herself up a ski hill that is inclined at 15 with the horizontal. Calculate the tension needed in the rope to give the skier's 54kg body a 1.2 m/s^2 acceleration.

3. ### Precalculus

A skier skis along a circular ski trail that has a radius of 1.3 km. The skier starts at the East side of the ski trail and travels in the CW (clockwise) direction. Let θ represent the varying number of radians the skier has

4. ### Physics

A skier of mass 110 kg travels down a frictionless ski trial. a.) If the top of the trail is a height 200m above the bottom, what is the work done by gravity on the skier? b.) Find the velocity of the skier when he reaches the

1. ### Physics

The drawing shows an extreme skier at three locations on a ski run a) a straight section,b)a circular section and c)an airborn phase in which the skier is in free fall .At the right of the drawing are four possible directions for

2. ### physics

Starting from rest, a 75 kg skier slides down a 17.0° slope. If the coefficient of kinetic friction between the skis and snow is 0.120 and it takes 16.9 s to get to the bottom, how long is the ski trail? (Use g = 9.8 m/s2.)

3. ### Physics

A 50kg skier starts from rest from the top of a 100m slope. What is the speed of the skier on reaching the bottom of the slope? Neglect friction. would i do this: =PE + KE =mgh +1/2mv^2 =50(10)(100) + 1/2 (50)v^2 =50000 +25v^2

4. ### Physics

A skier stands on a 5 degree slope . if the coefficient of static friction is 0.1, does the skier start to slide?

1. ### Physics

A skier of mass 70 kg is pulled up a slope by a motor-driven cable. (a) How much work is required to pull him 60m up a 30 degree slope (assumed frictionless) at a constant speed of 2.0 m/s? (b) What power must a motor have to

2. ### Physics

A skier leaves the end of a horizontal ski jump at 22.0 m/s and falls 3.20 m before landing. Neglecting friction, how far horizontally does the skier travel in the air before landing?

3. ### physics

A 58.0-kg skier starts from rest at the top of a ski slope of height 70.0 .If frictional forces do −1.09×104 of work on her as she descends, how fast is she going at the bottom of the slope?

4. ### physics

A 35-kg skier skis directly down a frictionless slope angled at 11° to the horizontal. Assume the skier moves in the negative direction of an x axis along the slope. A wind force with component Fx acts on the skier. What is Fx