Will G

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  1. Physics

    A car travels at a constant speed around a circular track whose radius is 2.5 km. The car goes once around the track in 430 s. What is the magnitude of the centripetal acceleration of the car? m/s2

    asked on April 2, 2008
  2. Physics

    By accident, a large plate is dropped and breaks into three pieces. The pieces fly apart parallel to the floor, with v1 = 2.95 m/s and v2 = 1.70 m/s. As the plate falls, its momentum has only a vertical component, and no component parallel to the floor.

    asked on April 2, 2008
  3. Physics

    What is the algebraic expression for the ratio ac,second/ac,minute of the centripetal accelerations for the tips of the second hand and the minute hand? Express your answer in terms of the periods Tsecond and Tminute. (Answer using T_m to be the period of

    asked on April 2, 2008
  4. Physics

    A child is twirling a 0.0116 kg ball on a string in a horizontal circle whose radius is 0.102 m. The ball travels once around the circle in 0.560 s. (a) Determine the centripetal force acting on the ball. N (b) If the speed is doubled, does the centripetal

    asked on April 2, 2008