Rock on a String
Rock on a String#
A child ties a 0.5 kg rock to the end of a string and whirls it at a constant speed in a horizontal circle of radius 83 cm.
What, approximately, is the maximum speed at which the rock may be whirled if the string will break when the tension exceeds 500 N?
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