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Homework Help: Is there a way to figure the velocity required to move uphill

  1. May 2, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    I'm trying to figure out how much velocity is required to move 1000 kg car up a hill that has a .02 percent grade and a friction value 0.7.

    2. Relevant equations

    F= μmg cosθ

    3. The attempt at a solution

    F = 6866.99 N

    If this is correct how do you get this into velocity.
    Last edited: May 2, 2012
  2. jcsd
  3. May 3, 2012 #2
  4. May 3, 2012 #3
    Ah, never mind this question really makes no sence anyway. Obviously we are dealing with forces which can not be changed to velocity. ( ya... I loose arguments with myself all the time).

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