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Problem: You spin in a circle with a ball attached to the end of a 1 m string. If the maximum centripetal acceleration the string can withstand is 15 m/s2, what is the maximum number of revolutions you could complete in 1 minute without breaking the string.

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You spin in a circle with a ball attached to the end of a 1 m string. If the maximum centripetal acceleration the string can withstand is 15 m/s2, what is the maximum number of revolutions you could complete in 1 minute without breaking the string.

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