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Homework Help: Maximum speed

  1. Jun 14, 2004 #1
    what is the maximum speed at which a 1500 kg car can round a curve on a flat road if the radius of the curve is 90 m and the coefficient of static friction is 0.5? (ans. 21 m/s) thank you...
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  3. Jun 14, 2004 #2


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    In order to get help, you need to post what you have tried, and specific questions about the point where you got stuck.
  4. Jun 15, 2004 #3

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    21 m/s is the correct answer.
  5. Jun 15, 2004 #4
    i figured it out...thanks

    for anyone that cares...

    centripetal force = force of friction, solve for v...
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