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Matthew Hutchins' Physics of A Merry-Go-Round
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Sample Problems

  1. The Physics Classroom.  Tom Henderson.  12/24/04 <http://www.glenbrook.k12.il.us/gbssci/phys/Class/BBoard.html>

 

  1. Clark, John Owen Edwards.  Mechanics.  Danbury, Conn.: Grolier Educational, 2001.

 

  1. Wikipedia Encyclopedia.  12/24/04 http://www.wikipedia.org

 

  1. Student Xpress Educational Supplement.  12/24/04 <http://www.studentxpress.ie/educ/physics/physics5/physics5.html>

 

  1. Regents Exam Prep Center.  Joe Wagon.  12/24/04 <http://regentsprep.org/Regents/physics/phys06/bcentrif/default.htm>

 

  1. I did the experiment listed using the tennis ball and a white board and I also went to Campbell Park and performed some experiments using the merry-go-round that they had there.

 

*All pictures of equations and diagrams, excluding sample problems, are courtesy of sources 1 and 4.

 

**Pictures on the home page come from corbis.com.

 

 

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