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Objects Moving in Vertical Circles: Analysis & Practice Problems

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What is uniform circular motion?

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1. Is motion in a vertical circle 'uniform circular motion'? Why?

2. What is the centripetal force equal to at the top of a vertical circle?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Get practice with solving problems that involve objects moving in vertical circles with this quiz. Some questions will require you to show that you understand circular motion.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Confirm that you can accurately answer questions about:

  • Uniform circular motion
  • Vertical circles
  • Centripetal force

Skills Practiced

To provide you with the most benefits this quiz is arranged to help you practice:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on objects moving in vertical circles
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve vertical circle practice problems
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about centripetal force at the top of a vertical circle

Additional Learning

You will find that you can keep learning about this subject with the help of the lesson entitled Objects Moving in Vertical Circles: Analysis & Practice Problems. Some information that's covered by this lesson includes:

  • Gravity's effect on objects moving in a vertical circle
  • How motion in a vertical circle is analyzed
  • Equations related to objects moving in a vertical circle
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