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Giancoli conceptual question

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When driving on slick roads, why is it advisable to apply the brakes slowly?
 

brewnog

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What do you think?
 

ek

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So you don't skid homeslice!
 

HallsofIvy

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Of course, you would still need to tell why applying the brakes slowly will prevent skids!
 
I still need a good explanation in words, using concepts of forces. The commonsensical explanation of skidding does not help a lot.
Thanks anyways. I hope somebody will answer this.
 

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