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Problem 5.11: A 5-gram coin is on a rotating turntable

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A 5-gram coin is on a rotating turntable as shown (position is given in meters and time is given in seconds). Restart.

  1. What is the coin's acceleration during the animation?
  2. Draw a free-body diagram for the coin.
  3. Determine the minimum value of μs for this motion to occur.
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