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A rear-wheel-drive 3000-lb drag race car has a 200-inch wheelbase and a center of gravity 20 inches above the pavement and 140 inches behind the front axle. The owner wish to achieve an initial acceleration from rest of 15 ft/s^2 on a level paved surface. What is the maximum coefficient of road adhesion needed to achieve this acceleration? (Assume ?m =1.00.)

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