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## Homework Statement

Hi I have a question that involves a laundry dryer, and it must turn at a certain velocity to so that when the object hits 68 degrees to the horizontal it will fall.

the radius is the only given

r = .330m

## Homework Equations

the answer is stated as

Fc = N + mg*sin(68) = m * v^2 / r

which equals 1.73 m/s

what I cant make sense of is why it is sin68 when I draw it out I thought weight (mg) has to act directly downward meaning the vector in-line with N and FC is mg/sin(68) but this isnt the case?

the only way I can get the answer to work is if mg is acting radialy why is weight acting radially instead of straight down? my teacher did not explain this well