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Posted by **Hariett** on Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 11:57am.

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**drwls**, Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 2:23pmAt takeoff, his velocity is zero, so there is no centripetal acceleration in the vine direction. The acceleration will be initially in the direction perpendicular to the vine, along his trajectory. The component of his weight in that direction (M g sin 43) will equal M a, so

a = g sin 43

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