(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A bicyclist travels in a circle of radius 22.5 m at a constant speed of 8.62 m/s. The bicycle-rider mass is 79 kg. Calculate the magnitudes of (a) the force of friction on the bicycle from the road and (b) the net force on the bicycle from the road.

2. Relevant equations

a. F=mv^2/R

Fnet=ma

3. The attempt at a solution

i got a. to be 260.9N by using F=mv^2/R

for b, i have no idea. Could they be the same since the vertical forces on the bike cancel out?

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# Homework Help: Bicycle traveling in a circle

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