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I have questions about circular motion. help would be really appreciated

  1. Oct 22, 2008 #1
    i have questions about circular motion. help would be really appreciated!!

    What exerts the force that acts on the clothes in the spin cycle of a washing machine?
    a. the walls of the tub
    b. the motor in the washing machine

    You are sitting in the back seat of a car going around a curve to the right. What exerts this force acting on you?
    a. the car's engine
    b. inertia
    c. the seat of the car

    Imagine that you are sitting in a car tossing a ball straight up into the air. If the car rounds a curve at constant speed, where will the ball land?
    a. The ball will land beside you, toward the inside of the curve.
    b. The ball will land beside you, toward the outside of the curve.
    c. The ball will land behind your hand.


    anyone have any ideas?
     
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  3. Oct 22, 2008 #2

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    Re: i have questions about circular motion. help would be really appreciated!!

    What have you tried?
     
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