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    A 1.0 kg block is shot up a 30* incline with an initial speed of 400cm/s. How far up the incline will the block go before sliding back down if the coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the incline is 0.17? Use the principle of energy conservation in the analysis and solution.

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    When the block moves up along the incline, part of the kinetic energy is transferred into potential energy while the other part is ...

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    The solution uses the principle of energy conservation to calculate the distance a block goes up an incline.