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# Figure P6.59 shows a Ferris wheel that rotates four times each minute and has a diameter of 20.0 m Figure P6.59 (a) What is the centripetal

Figure P6.59 shows a Ferris wheel that rotates four times each minute and has a diameter of 20.0 m

Figure P6.59
(a) What is the centripetal acceleration of a rider? m/s2
(b) What magnitude force does the seat exert on a 50.0 kg rider at the lowest point of the ride? N
(c) What magnitude force does the seat exert on the rider at the highest point of the ride? N
(d) What force (magnitude and direction) does the seat exert on a rider
when the rider is halfway between top and bottom, going up? N&Acirc;&deg; (measured inward from the vertical)

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