(II) A dad pushes tangentially on a small hand-drivenmerry-go-round and is able to accelerate it from rest to afrequency of 15 rpm in 10.0 s. Assume the merry-go-roundis a uniform disk of radius 2.5 m and has a mass of 560 kg,and two children (each with a mass of 25 kg) sit oppositeeach other on the edge. Calculate the torque requiredto produce the acceleration, neglecting frictional torque.What force is required at the edge?

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(II) A dad pushes tangentially on a small hand-driven
merry-go-round and is able to accelerate it from rest to a
frequency of 15 rpm in 10.0 s. Assume the merry-go-round
is a uniform disk of radius 2.5 m and has a mass of 560 kg,
and two children (each with a mass of 25 kg) sit opposite
each other on the edge. Calculate the torque required
to produce the acceleration, neglecting frictional torque.
What force is required at the edge?

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