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

If the coefficient of kinetic friction between tires and dry pavement is 0.80, what is the shortest distance in which you can stop a car by locking the brakes when traveling at 28.7 m/s?

2. Relevant equations

The problem doesn't state the mass of the car, so I'm not sure how to exactly relate kinetic friction with the acceleration.

3. The attempt at a solution

v^2 = 0 + 2a(x - 0)

v^2/2a= x

a?

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# Homework Help: Relating friction with acceleration

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