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A student of weight 678 N rides a steadily rotating Ferris wheel (the student sits upright). At the highest point, the magnitude of the normal force N on the student from the seat is 565 N. (a) What is the magnitude of N at the lowest point? If the wheel's speed is doubled, what is the magnitude FN at the (b) highest and (c) lowest point?

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

So M = 678N, NTop = 565N. Fc = mg - Ntop = 6079.4

So Nbottom = Nbottom - mg = 6079.4 which leads Nbottom to = 12723.8 but this is incorrect. Where am I going wrong?

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# Homework Help: Normal Force at the bottom of a Ferris Wheel

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