Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 8 - Think and Explain: 58

Answer

$$v = \omega r$$ For the same rotational speed $\omega$, the end of the flyswatter is a greater distance, r, from your shoulder or elbow. This means a higher speed, v.
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