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How would I go about solving a problem like this? About acceleration

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1. Homework Statement
A cyclist rounds a corner. Draw a vector diagram and calculate the acceleration.


2. Homework Equations
a=v/t? not too sure.


3. The Attempt at a Solution
 
i uno, i suck at physics but.. when you "round" a corner.. your acceleration changes does it not? so.. i'm assuming you're like looking for the average acceleration lol i uno either jus tmy guess =)
 

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2. Homework Equations
a=v/t? not too sure.
Close. Instead try
a = Δv / Δt
and keep in mind that a and v are vectors.
 

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