Question
Suppose a 200-kg motorcycle has two wheels like, the one described in Example 10.15 and is heading toward a hill at a speed of 30.0 m/s. (a) How high can it coast up the hill, if you neglect friction? (b) How much energy is lost to friction if the motorcycle only gains an altitude of 35.0 m before coming to rest?

a) $50.6 \textrm{ m}$

b) $3.06 \times 10^4 \textrm{ J}$

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