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

You swing a 6.5 kg bucket of water in a vertical circle of radius 1.2 m.

(a) What speed must the bucket have if it is to complete the circle without spilling any water?

m=6.5

r=1.2

2. Relevant equations

maybe f=ma

f=m(v^2/r)

3. The attempt at a solution

What I did was set fc=6.5(V^2)/1.2, and since f=ma, I had a (or v/t)=V^2/1.2. I end up with the equation 1.2vt, which just brings me in circles. What can I do?

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# Homework Help: Spinning a bucket in a vertical circle

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