(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

An 1850 kg car passes over a bump in a road that follows the arc of a circle of radius 40.60 m as seen in the figure below.

a) What force does the road exert on the car as the car passes the highest point of the bump if the car travels at 14.9 m/s?

b) What is the maximum speed the car can have as it passes this highest point before losing contact with the road?

2. Relevant equations

N-mg=mv^2/r

mg=mv2/r

3. The attempt at a solution

I tried using the equation above and got 28246N, but that was not correct.

For part b) I got 6.37m/s. Also not correct.

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# Normal Force - Car over a Circular Arc

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