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## Main Question or Discussion Point

Hello! Im a 3rd year physics student and i hate the way i have been tought physics all my life. Its always mindless mathematics.. It turns out that i have a hard time understand basic concepts b/c my professors would rather go through derivations covering 4 blackboards then explain whats really happening. So i took it upon myself to go back and re-learn stuff that i should have already mastered.

I was reading a book on nuclear science and eng, mainly fusion ( i dont understand how it works but that's what sparked my question)

When a particle is undergoing a motion in a circular fashion, i know how to show that the accelarion will always be inward, i can do the derivation and show that at any instant the components of the acceleration always point to the origin of the rotation.. but how does one explain this without the mathematics.

I was reading a book on nuclear science and eng, mainly fusion ( i dont understand how it works but that's what sparked my question)

When a particle is undergoing a motion in a circular fashion, i know how to show that the accelarion will always be inward, i can do the derivation and show that at any instant the components of the acceleration always point to the origin of the rotation.. but how does one explain this without the mathematics.