okay so here is the problem and here is wat I did!(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I am just tryin to study up for exams now... and this is one of the problems!

A sample of blood is placed in a centrifuge of radius 17.5 cm. The mass of a red corpuscle is 3.00×10-16 kg, and the magnitude of the force required to make it settle out of the plasma is 4.08×10-11 N. At how many revolutions per second should the centrifuge be operated?

Basically wat I did is found the velocity in metres per second first which I find is 154m/s which I found by usin F=(mv^2)/r

But here is the simple problem that I am confused about... how do I change this to revs/sec. Is it somethin to do with C=2PIr, thats all I can think of!

Thanks for your help!

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# Homework Help: Revs per min from metres per second

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