Posted by **Tom** on Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at 3:39am.

A 1500 kg automobile travels at a speed of 105 km/h along a straight concrete highway. Faced with an emergency situation, the driver jams on the brakes, and the car skids to a stop.

(a) What will be the car's stopping distance for dry pavement (µ = 0.85)?

(b) What will be the car's stopping distance for wet pavement (µ = 0.60)?

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