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    Yesterday in class we learned about the physics of a roller coaster, and the regulations they have to follow. We learned about blackouts and redouts, which can occur while on the ride. A black out is when not enough blood is reaching the head.  A redout is pretty much the opposite. It is when TOO much blood is crowding the head. Incidents like this can cause death. But we don't have to worry. Inspectors check the rides and the tracks every morning before opening the parks, to make sure they are in good condition. If  roller coaster is NOT functioning properly, it will be under repair. Workers walk up the tracks for 4+ hours to guarantee our safety. I love roller coasters, and now, I'm going to ride them even more for a change, since I know how they work! 

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