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A circular curve of highway with radius 200m is designed for traffic moving at 100km/h, and is banked so that cars can make the curve even without friction at that speed.

What is the correct angle of banking for this curve?

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    Horizontal component = m v^2/R
    Vertical component = m g
    tan angle up from horizontal = v2/Rg

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