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Centripetal Forces

#### Q. A center-seeking force related to acceleration is _______ force.

Solved • Oct 14, 2020

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#### Q. A particle in uniform circular motion requires a net force acting in what direction? A. Towards the center of the circle. B. In the direction of ve...

Solved • Sep 28, 2020

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#### Q. A cyclist competes in a one-lap race around a flat, circular course of radius 140m. Starting from rest and speeding up at a constant rate throughou...

Solved • Sep 28, 2020

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#### Q. 1. The hanging mass is referred to as M and it sets the centripetal force.TrueFalse2. While the platform is rotating, the hanging mass remains atta...

Solved • Sep 22, 2020

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#### Q. A 300 g block on a 56.0 cm-long string swings in a circle on a horizontal, frictionless table at 90.0 rpmA) What is the speed of the block?B) What ...

Solved • Sep 22, 2020

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#### Q. 1. A particle traveling around a circle at constant speed will experience an acceleration. True or False2. The test-mass is referred to as m and it...

Solved • Sep 22, 2020

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#### Q. Variation in your apparent weight is desirable when you ride a roller coaster; it makes the ride fun. However, too much variation over a short peri...

Solved • Jul 15, 2020

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#### Q. Which of the following point towards the center of the circle in uniform circular motion?(a) Acceleration(b) Velocity, acceleration, net force(c) V...

Solved • Jul 14, 2020

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#### Q. Mass m1 on a frictionless table is connected by a string through a hole in the table to a hanging mass m2.With what speed must m1 rotate in a circl...

Solved • Jul 14, 2020

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#### Q. Two wires are tied to the 3.0 kg sphere shown in the figure. (Figure 1) The sphere revolves in a horizontal circle at constant speed.a) For what sp...

Solved • Jul 1, 2020

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#### Q. The net force exerted on a car traveling in a circular path at constant speed isA) directed toward the center of the curve. B) zero because the car...

Solved • Jun 2, 2020

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#### Q. A ball on a string moves in a vertical circle, as shown. When the ball is at its lowest point, is the tension in the string greater than, less than...

Solved • Jun 2, 2020

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#### Q. As seen from above, a car rounds a curved path shown below at a constant speed. Which of the vectors arrow shown best represents the net force acti...

Solved • Jun 2, 2020

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#### Q. The figure(figure 1) shows two balls of equal mass moving in vertical circles Is the tension in string A greater than less than, or equal to the te...

Solved • May 21, 2020

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#### Q. A big dog has a torso that is approximately circular, with a radius of 16cm. At the midpoint of a shake, the dog's fur is moving at a remarkable 2....

Solved • May 4, 2020

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#### Q. The passengers in a roller coaster car feel 50% heavier than their true weight as the car goes through a dip with a 30.0 m radius of curvature.What...

Solved • Apr 28, 2020

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#### Q. Six roller-coaster carts pass over the same semicircular"bump." (Intro 1 figure) The mass M of each cart (including passenger) and the normal force...

Solved • Apr 28, 2020

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#### Q. Gibbons, small Asian apes, move by brachiation, swinging below a handhold to move forward to the next handhold. A 9.0 kg gibbon has an arm length (...

Solved • Apr 23, 2020

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#### Q. A particle in uniform circular motion requires a net force acting in what direction? A. Towards the center of the circle. B. In the direction of ve...

Solved • Apr 22, 2020

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#### Q. (a) Which direction best approximates the direction of  when the object is at position 1?A. straight upB. downward to the leftC. downward to the ri...

Solved • Apr 8, 2020

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#### Q. How will the desired centripetal force be set?1. By measuring the velocity, radius, and mass of the test mass.2. By choosing a value for the hangin...

Solved • Apr 8, 2020

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#### Q. 1. A particle traveling around a circle at constant speed will experience an acceleration. 2. The test-mass is referred to as m and it hangs from t...

Solved • Mar 11, 2020

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#### Q. A small block is sliding on the inside of a circular track that has radius  R = 2.0 m. Point A is at the top of the block's path. What is the minim...

Solved • Jan 30, 2017

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#### Q. 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 (po...

Solved • Jan 30, 2017

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#### Q. A small rock is tied to a light string set it motion in a horizontal circle with constant speed. The string is 8.00 m long and makes a constant ang...

Solved • Jan 30, 2017

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#### Q. You tie a light rope to a pail of water and you swing the pail in a vertical circle of radius 0.600 m. What minimum speed must the pail have at the...

Solved • Jan 30, 2017

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#### Q. Suppose a highway curve is properly banked to eliminate friction for a speed of 45 mph. If your tires were bald and you wanted to avoid sliding on ...

Solved • Jan 19, 2017

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#### Q. A ball of mass m = 1.30 kg is attached to a massless rope and swung in a horizontal circle of radius r = 1.70 m, as shown in the figure. The rope m...

Solved • Jan 16, 2017

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#### Q. A ball of mass m = 1.30 kg is attached to a massless rope and swung in a horizontal circle of radius r = 1.70 m, as shown in the figure. The rope m...

Solved • Jan 16, 2017

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#### Q. A ball of mass m = 1.30 kg is attached to a massless rope and swung in a horizontal circle of radius r = 1.70 m, as shown in the figure. The rope m...

Solved • Jan 16, 2017

Centripetal Forces

#### Q. A ball of mass m = 1.30 kg is attached to a massless rope and swung in a horizontal circle of radius r = 1.70 m, as shown in the figure. The rope m...

Solved • Jan 16, 2017

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#### Q. A passenger on a Ferris wheel moves in a vertical circle of radius  R with constant speed v. Assuming that the seat remains upright during the moti...

Solved • Jan 16, 2017

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#### Q. A passenger on a ferris wheel moves in a vertical circle of radius R with constant speed v. What are the magnitudes of the vertical forces on the p...

Solved • Jan 13, 2017

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#### Q. A ball on a string is swung in a horizontal circle on a frictionless table. The tension in the string is To when the ball completes a rotation in 1...

Solved • Dec 22, 2016