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A Car Making a Turn

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A $1200\text{ kg}$ car is entering a horizontal turn of constant radius $85\text{ m}$. The coefficient of friction between the tires and the road is $0.60$.

Which of the following is the maximum speed that the car can be going and still negotiate the turn?

A

$0.65\text{ m/s}$

B

$22\text{ m/s}$

C

$29\text{ m/s}$

D

$500\text{ m/s}$