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Rowshan

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**[SOLVED] Circular motion**

## Homework Statement

two spheres of equal mass are attached to a light wire of negligible mass of length 3 m ,as shown in the diagram attatched, the spheres and the rod are whirled about point O at a constant rate.

## Homework Equations

F=ma

a= 4pi^2r/T^2

Find:

(the tension in the wire between spheres X and Y)/(Tension in the wire between sphere Y and O)

## The Attempt at a Solution

Finding the "Tension in the wire between sphere Y and O":

acceleration = (4pi^2(1))/(T^2) since r=1m

From f=ma

there are two masses flying around so ill let the mass equal to 2m.

therefore F= 2m x (4pi^2)/t^2

I don't know how to approach the rest of the problem. I don't even know if I've done it correctly so far.