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The floor of a railroad car is loaded with loose crates, having a coefficient of static friction of 0.25 with the floor. If the train is initially moving at a speed of 48 km/h, in how short of a distance can the train be stopped without causing the crates to slide? (constant acceleration.)

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I've worked the entirety of this chapter's problems and this is literally number 5 out of ten dozen. Can someone explain to me how I am supposed to go about this without mass or a normal force? I don't know what to do with just a coefficient of static friction..

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# Homework Help: Force, Friction, Feel like I am not given sufficient info

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