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In these problems, two people ride on a merry-go-round (radius fixed at 10 m..it's big!). One rider tosses a ball toward the other. The period of motion can be varied as can the initial velocity of the ball, relative to rider. One of the problems is to select the initial velocity of the ball so that it passes through center of the merry-go-round. Another is for the rider who throws the ball to catch it him/herself after exactly half a rotation.

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    Keywords:

    Informal Education,relative motion,NSDL,Physics/Mechanics/Rotational Motion,inertial frame,NSDL_SetSpec_iLumina,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061002140812178T,Physics

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    English

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