Find the tension in a string

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Homework Statement



A body of mass 1.00kg is tied to a string and rotates on a horizontal, frictionless table. If the length of the string is 40cm and the speed of revolution is 2.0m/s, find the tension of the string.


Homework Equations



a = v^2 / r

f = ma

v = 2∏rf

Thanks :)
 

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Homework Statement



A body of mass 1.00kg is tied to a string and rotates on a horizontal, frictionless table. If the length of the string is 40cm and the speed of revolution is 2.0m/s, find the tension of the string.


Homework Equations



a = v^2 / r

f = ma

v = 2∏rf

Thanks :)

Care to show us your attempts. ;)

What are the forces acting on the body?
 
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I would attempt it, but I don't really know how to go about it. :(
 
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I would attempt it, but I don't really know how to go about it. :(

Can you tell what forces are acting on the body?
 
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Don't worry man, I just worked it out thanks. :)
 

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