Looking For
Given
Relationship
Solution
Centripetal Force
F
c
m = 10 kg
r = 3 m
v = 8.1 m/s
𝐹
𝑐
=
𝑚𝑣
2
𝑟
=
10(8.1
2
)
3
F
c
= 218.7 N
3.
A motorcycle travels 12.126 m/s in a circle with a radius of 25.0 m.
A.
How great is the centripetal force that the 235-kg motorcycle experiences on the circular path?
Looking For
Given
Relationship
Solution
Centripetal Force
F
c
m = 235 kg
r = 25 m
v = 12.126 m/s
𝐹
𝑐
=
𝑚𝑣
2
𝑟
=
235(12.13
2
)
25
F
c
= 1,382.17 N
a
c
v
2
R
F
c
=mv
2
/R

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