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Name: Determining the Force Normal on a Toy Car moving up a Curved Hill
Category: Rotational Motion
Date Added: 2017-10-08
Submitter: Flipping Physics

A 0.453 kg toy car moving at 1.15 m/s is going up a semi-circular hill with a radius of 0.89 m. When the hill makes an angle of 32° with the horizontal, what is the magnitude of the force normal on the car?

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Content Times:
0:08: Translating the problem
1:01 Clarifying the angle
1:51 Drawing the free body diagram
3:20 Summing the forces
4:22 How the tangential velocity and force normal change

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Determining the Force Normal on a Toy Car moving up a Curved Hill

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