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    Cycling up hill: How much force must be applied to maintain speed climbing a hill

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    "If a bicyclist of mass 69.0 (including the bicycle) can coast down a 6.90 degree hill at a steady speed of 5.60 km/hr because of air resistance, how much force must be applied to climb the hill at the same speed?"

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    Because along the plane the force which allows the acceleration of the body : mg*sin(Q)
    Q == read as ...

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