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Introductory Tangential Velocity Problem - Mints on a Turntable

Three mints are sitting 3.0 cm, 8.0 cm, and 13.0 cm from the center of a record player that is spinning at 45 revolutions per minute. What are the tangential velocities of each mint?

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Content Times:
0:08 Translating the problem
1:11 Solving the problem
2:12 Visualizing the tangential velocities
2:42 The direction of tangential velocity

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