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A child on a merry-go-round is moving with a speed of 1.40 m/s when 1.18 m from the center of the merry-go-round.

(a) Calculate the centripetal acceleration of the child.

(b) Calculate the net horizontal force exerted on the child (mass = 25.0 kg).

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I will be happy to critique your work.

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well for a) I got 1.08m/s^2

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