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Part 1. A hawk flies in a horizontal arc of radius 10.7m at a constant speed 3.75m/s. find the centripetal acceleration.

Part 2. It continues to fly along the same horizontal arc, but increases its speed at the rate of 1.30m/s^2. find the acceleration in this situation at the moment the harks speed is 3.75m/s.

acceleration

direction in degrees from direction of velocity towards center of circle

2. Relevant equations

Ac=v^2 / r

3. The attempt at a solution

Part1.

Ac=(3.75)^2 / 10.7 = 1.31m/s^2

Part 2.

Im very confused with this problemt because it says its accelorating to the same speed?

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# Homework Help: Centripical acceloration question

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