Problem 10.3

Please wait for the animation to completely load.

A quarter and a penny are on a turntable as shown in the animation (position is given in centimeters and time is given in seconds). Restart.

  1. Which coin has the greater angular speed?  

  2. What are their angular speeds?

Problem authored by Mario Belloni and Wolfgang Christian.
HTML updated for JavaScript by Ricky Davidson.
Physlets were developed at Davidson College and converted from Java to JavaScript using the SwingJS system developed at St. Olaf College.