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oneplusone

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Regarding acceleration in circular motion, my textbook says the total acceleration

of an object traveling in a circular path, can be computed by:

[itex] a = \sqrt{a^2_c + a^2_t} [/itex]

and can be proved by pythag. thm.

Can someone help me understand this intuitively?

Thanks.