February 25, 2017

Homework Help: physics

Posted by umarah on Sunday, October 25, 2009 at 4:52pm.

A certain string can withstand a maximum tension of 40 N without breaking. A child ties a 0.37 kg stone to one end and, holding the other end, whirls the stone in a vertical circle of radius 0.91 m, slowly increasing the speed until the string breaks.
(a) Where is the stone on its path when the string breaks?
(b) What is the speed of the stone as the string breaks?

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