#### Problem Statement: Physics for Engineers

**Tension of the String Problem Solving**

A 0.3-kilogram mass attached to a 1.5-meter-long string is whirled around a horizontal circle at a speed of 6 meter per second. Considering its centripetal acceleration, the tension in the string is

A. 9.60 N

B. 7.20 N

C. 6.40 N

D. 7.92 N

#### Problem Answer:

The tension in the string is equal to **7.20 N**.

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