An 8.70-kg block slides with an initial speed of 1.56 m/s up a ramp inclined at an angle of 28.4with the horizontal. The coefcient of kinetic friction between the block and the ramp is 0.62. Use energy conservation to nd the distance the block slides before coming to rest.
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