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A truck of mass M and a car of mass m are traveling at the same speed. Suppose M>m. Now the drivers of both vehicles suddenly apply their brakes and the vehicles slide along the road, which has coefficient of kinetic friction uk. the car stops after sliding a distance d. assuming uk is the same for both vehicle, what is the distance D the truck slides before stopping?

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

I have drawn the FBD but i do not know how to relate to the stopping distance. The only thing i could think of is work done.

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# Homework Help: Derive equation for truck slides before stopping

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