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Tangential and Centripetal Acceleration

  1. Oct 28, 2008 #1
    Hi, I basically just have a concept question, if the tangential acceleration of an object is zero, can at the same time its centripetal acceleration be nonzero?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 28, 2008 #2
    short answer: yes

    if you want a longer answer as to why just reply.
     
  4. Oct 28, 2008 #3
    Ok, that's what I thought. Thank you much.
     
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