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A Mercedes-Benz 300SL (m = 1700 kg) is parked on a road that rises 15° above the horizontal. What are the magnitudes of (a) the normal force and (b) the static frictional force that the ground exerts on the tires?

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(a)

Write the expression for normal force

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N mg cos

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Substitute the values

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N (1700 kg) (9.8 m/s?) (cos 15) =16092 N =16 kN

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(b) Write the balancing force eq...

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Fmg sin

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