well first off, here's the problem:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

A car can negotiate an unbanked curve safely at a certain maximum speed when the coefficient of static friction between the tires and the ground is 0.997. At what angle should the same curve be banked for the car to negotiate the curve safely at the same maximum speed without relying on friction?

now i honestly don't know how to go about doing this. i can't get the speed or even the force Fc, because the only cvariable given is the coefficient of static friction; no mass, no radius of curve, nothing.

is this one of those weird concept problems? can anyone guide me towards solving this?

thx alo

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