Any motion around a circular path with a constant speed represents an acceleration directed towards the center of the circular path.
Which is true for a car moving around a circular track with constant speed? (Check all that apply)
1. It has zero acceleration
2. it has an acceleration directed toward the center of its path
3. it has an acceleration directed away fromt he center of its path
4.it has an acceleration with a direction that cannot be determined from the information given
5.it has an acceleration component in the direction of its velocity.
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