Answer to Question #37715 in Mechanics | Relativity for Victoria
The coefficient of friction between a truck's tires and the road is 0.75. A 1400 kg truck is moving at 100.0 km/h when a black bear jumps onto the highway 80.0 meters ahead. The driver has a reaction time of 0.55 seconds before the brakes are applied. Will he be able to avoid the accident? Justify your answer by showing calculations.