Matter & Interactions 2nd ed. Practice Problems
Aaron Titus | High Point University
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15c0001     Speed of a roller coaster at the top of the loop.     15c0001
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A roller coaster has a speed of 2.0 m/s at the top of a 60.0-m tall hill as shown below. If friction is negligible, what is the speed of the roller coaster at the top of the loop that has a radius of 20.0 m?


Figure: A roller coaster.