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Posted by Alex on Friday, April 12, 2013 at 1:12pm.

A small steel sphere of mass 0.40 kg is attached by a 0.50 m long cord to a swivel pin set into the surface of a frictionless table top. The sphere moves in a circle on the horizontal surface with a speed of 6.0 m/s.

a.) what is the magnitude of the centripetal acceleration of the sphere?

b.) what is the tension of the cord?

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