A small rock with mass 2.00 kg slides on the inside of a circular track that has radius 0.600 m. When the block is at highest point of its path (point A), its speed is 3.00 m/s. What is the downward normal force that the track exerts on the block when it is at point A during its motion?
A) 10.4 N
B) 15.0 N
C) 19.6 N
D) 30.0 N
E) 49.6 N
F) None of the above answers
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