Problem: A car's wheels will typically be 10 kg in mass and 45 cm in diameter. If a car is moving at 30 m/s and can brake to a full stop in 5 seconds, how much torque do the brakes apply to the wheel?

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A car's wheels will typically be 10 kg in mass and 45 cm in diameter. If a car is moving at 30 m/s and can brake to a full stop in 5 seconds, how much torque do the brakes apply to the wheel?

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