(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Two people start at the same place and walk around a circular lake in opposite directions. One has an angular speed of 1.7*10^{-3}rad/s, while the other has an angular speed of 3.4*10^{-3}rad/s. How long will it be before they meet?

2. Relevant equations

w=[tex]\theta[/tex]/Delta t

*v=v_{o}+at ~ w=w_{o}+[tex]\omega[/tex]t

*v^{2}=v_{o}^{2}+2ax ~ w^{2}=w_{o}^{2}+2[tex]\omega[/tex][tex]\theta[/tex]

*x=v_{o}t+(1/2)at^{2}~ [tex]\theta[/tex]=w_{o}t+(1/2)at^{2}

the ones with * means i changed it to what the problem is about. means the same thing just different letters so you wont get confused i guess.

3. The attempt at a solution

how do you set that up in the problem i gave because theres no value that is for rad/s. or is that omega? you plug that in there? because the seconds are supposed to be squared. im so lost. i just learned this today too. its great. please help!

thank you!

sweedeljoseph

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# Homework Help: Angular speed people walking problem

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