A car speeds up as it turns from travelling due South to due East. Exactly halfway around the curve, the car's acceleration is 3.40m/s^2, 30.0º north of east.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

We are supposed to find the radial and tangential components of the acceleration at the halfway point.

I thought that I could break the acceleration vector into its parallel and perpindicular components but I am not entirely sure of where the acceleration vector is located. I really would love a push in the direction of the answer because I know with a little push I can make most of the way.

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# Homework Help: Car Radial and Tangential Acceleration

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