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## Homework Statement

## Homework Equations

## The Attempt at a Solution

I assume that the wheels are 8ft apart in both x and y direction.

Let's denote the length and width of the car by 2l = 8 ft.

The torque about an axis connected the contact points of rear wheels :

##\vec \tau = [\{l( \hat x + \hat y) + h \hat z\}\times m( -g \hat z - A \hat x)]

\\ = m[ (lg- hA)\hat y + ml ( -g \hat x + A \hat z )##

Since the car is rotating along z axis, I take component of torque along y-axis to be 0 and this gives me A = lg/h.

But how to make component of torque along x-axis 0?