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Problem: A 1500 kg car skids to a halt on a wet road where μk = 0.54.How fast was the car traveling if it leaves 60-m-long skid marks?

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Friction force:

$\overline{){\mathbf{F}}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{\mu }}{\mathbf{N}}}$

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A 1500 kg car skids to a halt on a wet road where μk = 0.54.

How fast was the car traveling if it leaves 60-m-long skid marks?

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