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5. A swing ride at a carnival consists of chairs that are swung in a circle by 11.5-m cables attached to a vertical rotating pole, as the drawing shows. Suppose the total mass of a chair and its occupant is 162 kg, the angle θ = 61°. Find the speed of the chair.m/s

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5. A swing ride at a carnival consists of chairs that are swung in a circle by 11.5-m cables attached to a vertical rotating pole, as the drawing shows. Suppose the total mass of a chair and its occupant is 162 kg, the angle θ = 61°. Find the speed of the chair.
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Step 1

Let us draw the free body diagram 

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Step 2

The equilibrium equations for the free body diagram are as follows:

 

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Step 3

As, the length of the cable is given, we can use that to calcul...

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