Playing in the Field

Question

Four children are playing in a field. The children form a line, holding hands. The player at the front of the line starts to spin around faster and faster, causing the others to run in circle, as shown in the figure.

 

A) While the line of children is rotating, which of the following statements are correct?

 

B) Now consider the children’s linear accelerations. Which of the following statements are correct?

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  1. A) While the line of children is rotating, which of the following statements are correct?

    => The player at the front of the line has the smallest linear velocity.

    All the children have the same angular acceleration.

    B) Now consider the children’s linear accelerations. Which of the following statements are correct?

    => The last child in the line has the greatest tangential acceleration.

    The last child in the line has the greatest radial acceleration.

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