## Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (4th Edition) Clone

Published by Pearson

# Chapter 5 - For Thought and Discussion - Page 86: 5

#### Answer

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#### Work Step by Step

Recall: $F_{c} = \frac{v^2}{r}$ and $v = \omega r$. Substituting gives: $F_{c} = \omega^2 r$ Thus, the closer the child is to the center, the easier it is to stand up, for the centripetal force will be lower.

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