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**1. Homework Statement**

The carnival ride shown in Figure 7-18 has a 2.0 m radius and rotates once each .90 s

a. Find the speed of the rider.

b. Find the centripetal acceleration of the rider.

c. What produces this acceleration?

SOLUTIONS PROVIDED:

a. 141

b. 98

c. --Explain--

**2. Homework Equations**

ac=v^2/r

T=1/f

Fc=m(4pi^2r/T^2)

**3. The Attempt at a Solution**

I apologize for not using script, I was having a bit of difficulty. However, this is what I got.

.90=v^2/2

√v

=1.34

Completely wrong, please help.