Suppose a highway curve is properly banked to eliminate friction for a speed of 45 mph. If your tires were bald and you wanted to avoid sliding on the road, you would have to drive
A) somewhat above 45 mph.
B) somewhat below 45 mph.
C) at exactly 45 mph.
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