# Riders on the Behemoth roller coaster pass through a hammerhead turn at a speed of 122.4km/hr and experience a centripetal acceleration of 37.2m/s². How much force would a person that weighs 539N feel on this turn?

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Nov 8, 2015

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

I am assuming that this is a vertical loop.

To get the mass of the person we divide the weight by

At the top.of the ride the net force that the person feels will be the difference between the centripetal force and the weight:

We are told that the centripetal acceleration

So