An object with a mass of #2 kg# is revolving around a point at a distance of #5 m#. If the object is revolving at a rate of #3 Hz#, what is the centripetal force on the object?

1 Answer
Jul 29, 2017

Answer:

#F_c = 3.6N#

Explanation:

The formula for centripetal force is,
#F_c = mv^2 /r#

#m = 2k_g#
#v = 3ms^-1#, because #1H_z = 1sec#
#r = 5m#

#= 2 3^2/5#

# = 3.6N#