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Homework Help: Stopping distance help

  1. Oct 9, 2009 #1
    a 25000kg train travel down a track at 18m/s. a cat wander onto the track 45m ahead of train, causing the conductor to slam on the brakes. The train skids to a stop. If the brakes can provide 75,000 newtons of friction, will the conductor have enough stopping distance to avoid hitting the cat?
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  3. Oct 9, 2009 #2


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    Hi xbebegirlx, welcome to PF.
    Please go through the rules of PF. You have to show your attempts. At least the relevant equations which can be used in the given problem. You must know on which topic the problem is based. We are here to help you. But we can't the problem for you.
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