An object with a mass of #3 kg# is revolving around a point at a distance of #4 m#. If the object is making revolutions at a frequency of #6 Hz#, what is the centripetal force acting on the object?

1 Answer
Jan 4, 2016

Answer:

Centrifugal force = 17054.67 N

Explanation:

Given:
mass m = 3 kg
radius r = 4 m
frequency f = 6 Hz

Centrifugal force is given by
#F=(mv^2)/r=mromega^2#
#omega=2pif#
#omega=2pi*6# rad/s
Thus,
#F=mromega^2=3*4*(12pi)^2#
#F=17054.67N#