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    Boiling Water ?

    If you suspend an open-topped container of water in a pot of boiling water, water in the inner container will reach 100 degrees C but will not boil. Why is this?
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    Temperature ?

    Homework Statement If you suspend an open-topped container of water in a pot of boiling water, water in the inner container will reach 100 degrees C but will not boil. Why is this? Homework Equations The Attempt at a Solution
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    Tangential speed?

    awesome, i guess i was over thinking it
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    Tangential speed?

    Homework Statement I cant seem to find an equation in my book for tangential speed, but the question states. What is the tangential speed of a passenger on a Ferris wheel that has a radius of 10m and rotates once in 30 seconds? Any help would awesome. Homework...
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    Rotational Motion question?

    Homework Statement (On a drag race car with large rear wheels and small front wheels) The front wheels in the race car help keep the vehicle from nosing upward when it accelerates. Why is this? Homework Equations The Attempt at a Solution
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