# A truck starts from rest at the top a slope which is 1 m high and 49 m long. What is the acceleration and it's speed at the bottom of the slope assuming friction is negligible?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 18, 2018

#### Explanation:

**Acceleration:**

The truck's weight is m*g. Weight, w, is a force. If the angle between the slope's surface and horizontal is

It might help to draw a side view of the situation. Since sine is opposite/adjacent,

From Newton's 2nd Law

**Speed:**

Use the formula

I hope this helps,

Steve