Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 5 - Circular Motion; Gravitation - Misconceptual Questions: 6

Answer

Choice A.

Work Step by Step

The forces on the child are gravity (downward), the normal force (directly away from the wall), and the force of friction (parallel to the wall, and in this case, pointing upward to oppose gravity). This is shown in diagram A.
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