prob_054 - c. Newton's second law applied in the vertical...

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54. REASONING AND SOLUTION a. The centripetal force is provided by the normal force exerted on the rider by the wall . b. Newton's second law applied in the horizontal direction gives F N = mv 2 / r = (55.0 kg)(10.0 m/s) 2 /(3.30 m) = 1670 N
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Unformatted text preview: c. Newton's second law applied in the vertical direction gives s F N mg = 0 or s = ( mg )/ F N = 0.323 _______________________________________________________________________________________ ______...
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