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Homework Help: A bizarre question that I don't know where to begin

  1. Oct 30, 2011 #1
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    The coefficient of static friction for the tires of a race car is 0.950 and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.800. The car is on a level circular track of 50.0 m radius on a planet where compared to Earth’s . If the car is to be able to travel at the same speed on the planet as on Earth, the radius of the track on the planet must be ____ times as large as the radius of the track on Earth.
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  3. Oct 30, 2011 #2


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    You left out some stuff in the problem. Please include it and show an attempt at a solution in your post.
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