(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Calculate the average acceleration of the tip of the second hand from the moment it hits the 12 to the moment it hits the 3 position. The radius is 5 cm. Its a clock by the way.

I've been at it for over an hour and am beggining to susspect my text book is wrong.

2. Relevant equations

a= v2 - v1 / t

3. The attempt at a solution

I got 0.0047 m/s squard.

The text book says its 4.9 x 10 to the power of negative four [S 45 W]. So 0.00049 m/s squard.

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# Homework Help: Acceleration with change in direction

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