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A child stands on the surface of a frozen pond 12 m from the shore. If the coefficient of static friction between her boots and the ice is 0.05,

A. Determine the minimum time required for the child to walk to shore without slipping.

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The solution shows the steps used in solving the problem. The expert determines the minimum time requirements fir the child to walk to shore without slipping.

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Minimum time requires maximum acceleration.

Static coefficient of friction; f = ...

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