Race Car Friction Problem

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Homework Statement


A race car travels 100 m/s around a circular track of radius 167 m.
What is the magnitude of the resultant force on the 1300 kg driver and his car if the car does not slip?
Coefficient of static friction = 0.1
21 degrees


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The Attempt at a Solution


When it says magnitude of the resultant force, is it asking for sum of x-components or just Fc?
 

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If you resolve forces along the vertical and along the horizontal, you will know what the resultant force turns out to be!
 

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