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How many revolutions per minute would a 18 mdiameter Ferris wheel need to make for the passengers to feel "weightless" at the topmost point?

when w^2 r= g
w= sqrt (g/r) and w is in rad/sec.
w (in rev/min)= w above * 60/2PI
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