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

A space station has a radius of 200 meters. An astronaut has a mass of 55 kilograms and the station rotates at 1.5 rev/min. What is the period of rotation for the station?

2. Relevant equations

[tex]\tau[/tex]=2[tex]\pi[/tex]r/v

a=v^{2}/r

Fg=mg

F_{NET}=ma

3. The attempt at a solution

I think the F_{NET}equation is F_{sp}=ma and I'm pretty sure you have to solve for [tex]\tau[/tex] but in order to do that I need to solve for a. How do I either find a velocity or acceleration to do this?

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# Homework Help: Circular Motion Problem

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