# Calculate the acceleration

1. Oct 15, 2004

### tman

A rock tied to a string is swung around in a circle at a constant speed of 25 ft/sec. The length of the string is 1.765 ft. Calculate the acceleration. (Round to nearest whole number.)

acceleration = ________ft/sec2

2. Oct 15, 2004

### NateTG

You know, there is a homework help forum. You might post questions of that nature there.

That said, centripetal acceleration is equal to $$\frac{v^2}{r}$$.