Radius of a Rollercoaster#

As a rollercoaster passes the bottommost point in a loop, an accelerometer records an acceleration of \({{params.a}}g\). The speed of the car is \({{params.speed_of_car}}km/h\) and is decreasing at a rate of \({{params.rate_of_decrease}}km/h\) every second.

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Question Text#

Determine the radius of curvature at the position shown.

Answer Section#

Please enter in a numeric value in \(m\).

Attribution#

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