If centripetal force is directed toward the center, why do you feel that you are ‘thrown’ away from the center as a car goes around a curve? Explain.
Solution 5CQ Step-by-step solution Step 1 of 2 According to the observer outside the system. A uniform circular motion the force in action is known as centripetal force. As the car takes a turn round a curve a net centripetal force acts upon the car at that point which is directed towards the centre.