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  1. Oct 19, 2004 #1
    A weight attached to a wire is swung in a circular path. Its speed is 12 meters/sec and it has a centripetal acceleration of 9 meters/sec2. Calculate the diameter of the circle.

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  3. Oct 19, 2004 #2


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    [tex] A_{c} = \frac{v^2}{r} [/tex]
  4. Oct 19, 2004 #3


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    The diameter is twice the radius what is the formula of centripetal acceleration.
  5. Oct 20, 2004 #4
    got the answer
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