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    A race track curve has a radius of 100 meters and is banked at an angle of 68 degrees. For what speed was the curve designed? Show final answer in m/s.

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    N θ Ncosθ

    Nsinθ

    mg
    θ

    Fig. shows a vehicle moving on a banked road, with angle of banking θ. The forces acting on the vehicle are : i) weight mg acting vertically downwards, ii) normal reaction N of the road (on the vehicle) acting ...

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