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Force and circular motion

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A 0.208-kg toy whistle can be whirled in a horizontal circle of 1.00 m radius at a maximum of 3.00 rev/s before the string breaks. What is the force needed to break the string?

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Frequency, f = 3 hz

mass , m = 0.208Kg

Radius, r = 1.00m

An object in circular motion is ...

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This solution provides a brief answer to the problem using an equation for acceleration and tension.