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Problem: A sled filled with sand slides without friction down a 38° slope. Sand leaks out a hole in the sled at a rate of 2.1 kg/s. If the sled starts from rest with an initial total mass of 41.0 kg, how long does it take the sled to travel 130 m along the slope?

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A sled filled with sand slides without friction down a 38° slope. Sand leaks out a hole in the sled at a rate of 2.1 kg/s. If the sled starts from rest with an initial total mass of 41.0 kg, how long does it take the sled to travel 130 m along the slope?

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