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## Homework Statement

The apparent weight a person feels is the normal force that acts on the person. Suppose a Ferris Wheel has a diameter of 28.om and makes one revolution every 13.3 seconds. What is the ratio of a person's apparent weight to real weight a) at the top and b) at the bottom.

## Homework Equations

Fn=m(v^2/r)

## The Attempt at a Solution

First I found the circumference. C=[tex]\pi[/tex]196

C=615.7521601

I can get the velocity by dividing that by 13.3.

v=46.2971549 m/s

So, I can then make my ratio comparison.

At top: Fn/m=2143.426552/14

At bottom: Fn/m=2143.426552/14+9.8

1) Am I working the solution out correctly?

2) How should I make my comparison? Should I leave it all in variables Fn/m=v^2/r? Leave it like I have it above? Or completely work it out Fn/m=153.1018966