# Star thrower

Dominic is the star discus thrower on South's varsity track and field team. In last year's regional competition, Dominic whirled the $$1.6\text{ kg}$$ discus in a circle with a radius of $$1.1\text{ m}$$, ultimately reaching a speed of $$52\text{ m/s}$$ before launch. Determine the net force acting upon the discus in the moments before launch.

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