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ffrpg

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Do I use the formula (they're suppose to be vectors) a=(-rwcoswt)i+(-rwsinwt)j? I really don't have any direction towards solving this problem. Any hints would be wonderful.

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ffrpg

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Do I use the formula (they're suppose to be vectors) a=(-rwcoswt)i+(-rwsinwt)j? I really don't have any direction towards solving this problem. Any hints would be wonderful.

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Originally posted by ffrpg

Do I use the formula (they're suppose to be vectors) a=(-rwcoswt)i+(-rwsinwt)j? I really don't have any direction towards solving this problem. Any hints would be wonderful.

That should be:

You forgot to square the angular velocity, but other than that it's OK.

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