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Homework Help: Physics

Posted by Liz on Monday, November 11, 2013 at 10:38pm.

A test tube in a centrifuge is pivoted so that it swings out horizontally as the machine builds up speed. If the bottom of the tube is 165.0 mm from the central spin axis, and if the machine hits 53500 rev/min, what would be the centripetal force exerted on a giant amoeba of mass 8.00E-9 kg at the bottom of the tube?

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