(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A ball on the end of a string is whirled around in a horizontal circle of radius 0.250m. The plane of the circle is 1.06m above the ground. The string breaks and the ball lands 1.90m (horizontally) away from the point on the ground directly beneath the ball's location when the string breaks. Calculate the radial acceleration of the ball during its circular motion.

2. Relevant equations

Ar = -Ac = v^2/r

3. The attempt at a solution

I see no relevance between the last two measurements and only the radius is of use, but obviously they come into play somehow. I don't know where to begin with this so any help would be appreciated!!

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# Homework Help: Radial Acceleration on a string

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