(II) A rotating merry-go-round makes one complete revolution in (Fig. ). (a) What is the linear speed of a child seated from the center? What is her acceleration (give components)?
FIGURE 8-38 Problem 8
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(A) Time taken for 1 revolution (T) = 4 s.
Therefore, angular velocity of merry go round:
Thus, linear speed of the child: