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Centripetal Acceleration Question

  1. Jan 14, 2008 #1
    Is it possible to drive your car so as to have a nonzero centripetal acceleration while your tangential acceleration is zero?
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  3. Jan 14, 2008 #2


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    You mean like at a constant speed around a constant radius banked circuit?

    edit. You posted this in a homework forum, if this is homework you really have to try and answer it yourself as in the guidelines that should have appeared when you posted.
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