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11th Edition
Raymond A. Serway + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305952300

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Raymond A. Serway + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305952300
Textbook Problem

A pail of water can be whirled in a vertical circular path such that no water is spilled. Why does the water remain in the pail, even when the pail is upside down above your head?

To determine
Why does the water remain in the pail, even when the pail is upside down above your head.

Explanation
When the pail of water is whirled, there is acceleration towards the centre of the circular motion. That acceleration is called centripetal acceleration.

The acceleration for motion of an object in the circular path is known as the centripetal acceleration...

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