Physics

Circular motion:

Not sure if I did this right. I need to find the speed that a spaceship needs to rotate to create an artificial gravity of 9.8m/s^2 (at feet)
r=10m

a=V^2/r 9.8=v^2/r root of(9.8*10)=v v=9.9m/s

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  1. nm. I figured it out :)

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