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A 20,000 kg train makes a turn of 50 meters at a velocity of 40 m/s.  Determine the centripetal force of the train.
in Grade 12 Physical Sciences by Diamond (50,571 points) | 81 views

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F=?    M= 20000 kg    A= 40 m/s    R= 50m

F = MV^2/r

F = 20000 x (40)^2/ 50

F =    20000 x 1600 / 50

F = 640 000N
by Wooden (1,126 points)
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f=ma

f=20.000x40

f=800N
by Wooden (233 points)
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Please recheck formula because a distance is involved
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m =20000kg r = 50m v = 40m/s F =? F = mv^2/r =20000(40)^2/50 = 640,000N
by Wooden (310 points)
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F= mv^2/r m=20,000kg ,r= 50m and v=40m/s

F= 20000,40^2/50

=640,000 N
by Wooden (1,121 points)

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