1. A 13,500 N car traveling at 50.0 km/h rounds a curve of radious 2.00m x 10 ^ 2.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Find the following:

A. the centripetal acceleration of the car (.965 m/s[2])

B. The centripetal force (13,500 N) C

C. The minimum coefficient of static friction between the tires and the road that will allow the car to round the curve safely.

I need help on question C. I have found the answers to a and b already and put them in parentheses. I know that the equation for the coefficient of friction is u=f max/ f[normal]. I know that the f max is the maximum amount of force you can exert on an object before it will begin to start moving. I am having trouble on where to start to find the fs max. Your help is greatly appreciated.

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# Homework Help: Coefficients of Static Friction

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