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A playground merry-go-round made in the shape of a solid disk, has a diameter of 2.64 m and a mass of 350.1 kg. Two children, each of mass 30.0 kg, sit on opposite sides at the edge of the platform. Approximate the children as point masses.


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rock.freak667
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You need to firstly say what you need to find and then show an attempt
 
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I have no attempt at all

please help
 
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rock.freak667
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I have no attempt at all

please help
well I really can't start to guide you without knowing what you need to calculate.
 
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well I really can't start to guide you without knowing what you need to calculate.
Approximate the children as point masses.
 
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rock.freak667
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Approximate the children as point masses.
Is that the entire question? Did you leave out anything?
 
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Yes sir that is the exact question

Sorry im being so bland and anxious, i only have a limited time
 
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rock.freak667
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Yes sir that is the exact question

Sorry im being so bland and anxious, i only have a limited time
Well AFAIK, approximating the children as point masses, means that they can just be considered as point and the dimensions of the children don't matter. Not much can be done with the question if that is all the information given.
 

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