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# In uniform circular motion, the acceleration is

## Problem 12DQ Chapter 3

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Problem 12DQ

In uniform circular motion, the acceleration is perpendicular to the velocity at every instant. Is this true when the motion is not uniform—that is, when the speed is not constant?

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Solution 12DQ There is no component of acceleration parallel to the the path; otherwise, speed would change in circular motion.acceleration vector is perpendicular to the path and hence directed towards the centre of circular path,this is a reason to the direction...

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