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Posted by **Anna** on Monday, May 3, 2010 at 12:21pm.

(a)what is the centripetal acceleration of the hammer?

(b) what is the tension in the rope?

- Physics -
**drwls**, Monday, May 3, 2010 at 12:36pm(a) R * w^2

(b) M*R*w^2

where w = 2 pi radians/s

M = 1.0 kg

R = 1.3 m

The answer will be in Newtons.

You should be familiar with these formulas.

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