Fundamentals of Physics Extended (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-11823-072-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-11823-072-5

Chapter 6 - Force and Motion-II - Questions: 11b


The magnitude of centripetal force on the person is the same at all positions.

Work Step by Step

The equation to determine centripetal force is: Centripetal Force=Mass$\times$($Velocity^{2}$/Radius) Mass, velocity, and radius are held constant throughout the entirety of this ride, so centripetal force is held constant at all locations as well.
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