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

A ball on the end of a string is whirled around in a horizontal circle of radius 0.366 m. The plane of the circle is 1.50 m above the ground. The string breaks and the ball lands 2.20 m (horizontally) away from the point on the ground directly beneath the ball's location when the string breaks. Find the radial acceleration of the ball during its circular motion.

2. Relevant equations

a = v^2/r

T = 2pi(r)/v

3. The attempt at a solution

I know the radial acceleration is towards the center of the circle

what i do not understand is that they do not give me time or velocity.

so how i figure it out!?

am i supposed to be assuming something?

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# Homework Help: Circular motion of a ball and string

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