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A race car starts from rest on a circular track of radius 570 m. The car's speed increases at the constant rate of 0.500 m/s2. At the point where the magnitudes of the centripetal and tangential accelerations are equal, find the following.

Find the distance traveled

2. Relevant equations

tangential acceleration = r x alpha

3. The attempt at a solution

found the speed of the race car to be 16.89 m/s

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# Homework Help: Equal centripetal and tangential accelerations

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