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April 23, 2014

Homework Help: Physics

Posted by Jaron on Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 6:14pm.

A potato of mass m is attached to a string of negligible mass and length L. The potato is released from rest from a horizontal position. When the potato is at point p, the string attached to the potato makes an angle θ with the horizontal.

In terms of m,L,θ ,and any necessary constants, determine the following at point p

a. the speed of the potato
b. the tension in the string
c. the tangential acceleration of the potato

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