1. Not finding help here? Sign up for a free 30min tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Bicycle Distance

  1. Oct 10, 2016 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    A girl is heading home riding her bike she notices a giant wooden log is blocking the road 42m away. If the friction coefficient between her bike tires and the road is 0.36 and she is driving at 25km/h,then what is the distance required for her to stop given that the total mass of the girl and the bike is 95


    2. Relevant equations
    Kinematics and friction coefficient

    3. The attempt at a solution
    Am totally lost should I find Fk and then find the acceleration and make it negative?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 10, 2016 #2

    BvU

    User Avatar
    Science Advisor
    Homework Helper
    Gold Member

    Yes. Do it and post your working if in doubt
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Have something to add?
Draft saved Draft deleted



Similar Discussions: Bicycle Distance
  1. Riding a bicycle (Replies: 4)

  2. Bicycle pump (Replies: 6)

  3. Bicycle problem (Replies: 15)

  4. Bicycle pump! (Replies: 3)

  5. Bicycle Leaning (Replies: 3)

Loading...