An object with a mass of #6 kg# is revolving around a point at a distance of #2 m#. If the object is making revolutions at a frequency of #5 Hz#, what is the centripetal force acting on the object?

1 Answer
Jul 31, 2017

Answer:

The centripetal force is #=11843.5N#

Explanation:

The centripetal force is

#F=mv^2/r=mromega^2#

The mass is #=6kg#

The radius is #r=2m#

The angular velocity is #omega=2pif=2pi*5=10pirads^-1#

Therefore,

The centripetal force is

#F=mromega^2=6*2*(10p)^2=11843.5N#