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73) A cyclist is coasting at a steady speed of 12m/s but enters a muddy stretch where the effective coefficient of friction is 0.60. Will the cyclist emerge from the muddy stretch without having to pedal if the mud lasts for 11 meters?. If so, what will be the speed upon emerging.

I have a test tomorrow and this was a question at the end of the chapter that I'm having trouble on. I have no idea how to go about this. Ive showed it to at least 5 other classmates who are all stumped. The answer in the back is "Yes, 3.8m/s"

How would i go about arriving at that answer. Ive tried applying every formula in the chapter without success.

2. Relevant equations

Dont even know where to go with that in this equation

3. The attempt at a solution

Me and 4 other students spend a half hour yesterday trying this problem out without any success.

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