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Homework help coeff of static friction

  1. Feb 10, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    You are in a car accelerating the car at 15 m/s^2 without spinning tires out. determine the minimum coeff of static friction between the tires and the road to make this possible

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
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  3. Feb 10, 2010 #2


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    Hi jwang023! :wink:

    (have a mu: µ :wink:)

    Hint: first, find the force needed to produce that acceleration …

    what do you get? :smile:
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