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Suppose the coefficient of static friction between the road and the tires on a Formula One car is 0.7 during a Grand Prix auto race. What speed will put the car on the verge of sliding as it rounds a level curve of 39.0 m radius?

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    Solve this equation for V:

    M V^2/R = 0.7 M g

    M (the mass) cancels out, so

    V = sqrt(0.7 g*R)

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