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  1. Feb 16, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    In the figure the man hanging upside down is holding a partner who weighs 570 N. Assume that the partner moves on a circle that has a radius of 6.50 m. At a swinging speed of 4.25 m/s, what force must the man apply to his partner in the straight-down position?
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    2. Relevant equations
    Fc=(mv^2)/(t)


    3. The attempt at a solution
    (570*(4.25)^2) / 6.5

    1580 n?

    If my logic is wrong, please tell me.
     
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  3. Feb 16, 2012 #2
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