Answer to Question #15214 in Mechanics | Relativity for bob
There is a ball attached to a length of string and are twirling it around in a circle above your head. Draw a diagram of this situation as viewed from above and indicate the directions of the tension in the string and the centripetal force.
Draw the velocity vector of the ball as it is twirling around. If you let go of the string, in what direction would the ball fly off?