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A 1,200-kg car travels at a constant speed of 35.0 m/s on a flat surface around a circular path with a radius of 135.0 m. Determine the minimum coefficient of static friction necessary such that the car does not slip/skid

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For a car travelling in a circular path, the centripe...

From Newton's second law, the centripetal force is balanced by the
frictional force
My
2
S
rg
(35.0m/s)
(135.0m)(9.8m/s2)
1225m2/s2
1323m2/s2
=0.925
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From Newton's second law, the centripetal force is balanced by the frictional force My 2 S rg (35.0m/s) (135.0m)(9.8m/s2) 1225m2/s2 1323m2/s2 =0.925

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