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

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Homework Statement


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


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a=v/t? not too sure.


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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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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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