Problem 6-23 Centripetal force - B

A child has tied a piece of wood of mass $0.47\; kg$ to a string and is swinging it in a vertical circle of radius $83\; cm$. At the top of the circle:

(a) draw a free body diagram for the wood,
(b) determine the magnitude of the tension in the string, if the speed of the wood is $3.7 \;m/s$.

No. The string is also pulling on the block.

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