Fundamentals of Physics Extended (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-11823-072-8
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Chapter 4 - Motion in Two and Three Dimensions - Problems: 57a

Answer

7.32m

Work Step by Step

The equation that governs centripedal acceleration is: $a_{c} = \frac{v^2}{r} $ We have that the man's velocity is 3.66m/s and that the acceleration is $1.83m/s^2$. Substituting these into the equation we find that $1.83 = (3.66)^2/r $ so r = 7.32m
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