Asked Dec 16, 2019

A figure skater glides along a circular path of radius 5.00 m. If
she coasts around one half of the circle, find (a) her distance
from the starting location and (b) the length of the path she


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Step 1

a). The skated distance by the skater is depicted below,


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r= 5.00 m, Be DA

Step 2

To calculate the distance from the starting location wh...


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d = 2r Here, d is distance travelled by the skater? r is radius of the circle Substitute 5 m for r to find d. d = 2(5 m) = 10 m The travelled distance from the starting location when the skater travel one half of the circle is 10 m.


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