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A 56 kg astronaut stands on a bathroom scale inside a rotating circular space station. The radius is 250 m and the bathroom scale reads 42 kg At what speed does the space station does the floor rotate

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  1. the centripetal force is ... 42/56 g

    v^2 / 250 m = 42/56 * 9.8 m/s^2

    this is the tangential velocity

    if you want rpm, multiply by 60 (sec to min); and divide by the station circumference

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