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A cookie jar is moving up a 40º incline. At a point 55 cm from the bottom of the incline (measured along the incline), it has a speed of 1.4 m/s. The coefficient of kinetic friction between jar and incline is 0.15.

a) How much farther up the incline will the jar move?
b) How fast will it be going when it has slid back to the bottom of the incline?

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It investigates the motion of a cooking jar sliding up and down an incline. The solution is detailed and well presented.