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    For a car traveling at velocity v around a curve of radius r, there is a particular angle 0 (theta) that the curve ought be banked

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    For a car traveling at velocity v around a curve of radius r, there is a particular angle 0 (theta) that the curve ought be banked so that the car is least likely to slide sideways. Show that this special angle is given by O=tan-1[(VxV0/(rg)]

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