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Homework Help: ANother Fun conceptual question to figure out

  1. Feb 7, 2005 #1
    Explain why a point on the rim of a tire has an acceleration when the tire is on a car that is moving at a constant linear velocity :cry: :smile: :mad: :uhh: :approve:
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  3. Feb 7, 2005 #2


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    This is pretty basic stuff. Do you have a question regarding circular motion?
  4. Feb 7, 2005 #3


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    Well, the points on the tire's rim are changing direction all the time, aren't they?

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