(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. (a)The speed of the tip of the minute hand on a

town clock is 0.00136 m/s.

What is the speed of the tip of the second

hand of the same length?

Answer in units of m/s.

(b)What is the centripetal acceleration of the tip

of the second hand?

Answer in units of m/s2.

2. Relevant equations

atotal = sq rt (a2 radial + a2 tangential) where aradial = −v2/r and atangential = d|v|/dt

3. The attempt at a solution

I have no idea how to start this... I just think I need to use those equations

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

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# Homework Help: Town clock seconds hand speed and centripetal acceleration

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