Tetherball is a game played by kids. The equipment consists of a volleyball on a string, with the other end of the string tied to the top of a post. Kids hit the ball back and forth around the post. Consider a volleyball of total mass 200 g attached to the top of a post by a 2 m long cord. The volleyball is traveling in a horizontal circle with a speed of 2 m/s. What is the angle \(\theta\) between the post and the cord **in degrees**?

**Details and assumptions**

- The acceleration of gravity is \(-9.8~\mbox{m/s}^2\).

×

Problem Loading...

Note Loading...

Set Loading...