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# Problem: A ski tow operates on a slope of angle 15.1 of length 310 m . The rope moves at a speed of 12.1 km/h and provides power for 51 riders at one time, with an average mass per rider of 71.0 kg .You may want to review (Pages 189 - 191). For related problemsolving tips and strategies, you may want to view a Video Tutor Solution of A "power climb".Estimate the power required to operate the tow.

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A ski tow operates on a slope of angle 15.1 of length 310 m . The rope moves at a speed of 12.1 km/h and provides power for 51 riders at one time, with an average mass per rider of 71.0 kg .

You may want to review (Pages 189 - 191).

For related problemsolving tips and strategies, you may want to view a Video Tutor Solution of A "power climb".

Estimate the power required to operate the tow.

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