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    A 50 kg ice skater is moving at 5m/s when she grabs the loose end of the rope,the opposite end of which is tied to a pole.She then moves in a circle of radius 1M around the pole.What is the force exerted by the rope on her arms?

    I think F=M*V^2/r =250N am I right?

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    The ice skater is moving in a circle with constant velocity
    Centripetal force= F= ...

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    The solution calculates the centripetal force-force exerted by the rope on the ice skater's arms.