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    1. A 1000 kg car rounds a turn of radius 30m at a velocity of 9 m/s.
    (a) How much centripetal force is required?
    (b) Where does this force come from?

    2. The maximum force a road can exert on the tires of a 3200 lb car is
    2000 lb. What is the maximum velocity at which the car can round a turn of radius 320 ft?

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    1. A 1000 kg car rounds a turn of radius 30m at a velocity of 9 m/s.

    (a) How much centripetal force is required?
    The centripetal force acting on a body of mass m moving on a circular path of radius R with a constant speed v is given by

    Substituting ...

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    Two problems about calculating the centripetal force and radius of curvature.

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