Tarzan (m=85kg) tries to cross a river by swiming from 10.0m long vine. His speed at the bottom of the swing, just as he clears the water, is 8.0m/s. Tarzan doesnt know that the vine has a breaking strength of 1.0*10^3 N. Does he make it safely across the river?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

mass= 85kg

rope= 10m

velocity= 8.0m/s

Tension= 1.0*10^3N

and it has to do with this equation somehow

Fc(force that maintains circular motion)

mass (m)

Vt^2 (tangential speed)^2

r (distance to axis)

w (angular speed)

Fc=m*((Vt^2)/r) or Fc=m*r*(w)^2

I know the answer is no but i dont know how to get there

well thanks again

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# Homework Help: Circular motion ='( and Tension

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