Problem: A 5 kg object undergoes uniform circular motion. If the object has a tangential speed of 15 m/s in a 0.7 m orbit and undergoes a 1/4 revolution, how much work was done on the object by the centripetal force?

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A 5 kg object undergoes uniform circular motion. If the object has a tangential speed of 15 m/s in a 0.7 m orbit and undergoes a 1/4 revolution, how much work was done on the object by the centripetal force?

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