Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321993721
ISBN 13: 978-0-32199-372-4

Chapter 10 - Exercises and Problems - Page 185: 47


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We know that $t=\frac{x}{v}=\frac{150}{25}=6s=\frac{6}{60}=0.1m$ We can find the angular frequency of flagellum as $f=\frac{\omega}{2\pi}=\frac{600}{2\pi}=95rps=5700rpm$ We can find the number of revolutions as $N=ft=(5700)(0.1)=570revolutions$
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