Centripetal Forces Video Lessons

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# Problem: Which of the following point towards the center of the circle in uniform circular motion?(a) Acceleration(b) Velocity, acceleration, net force(c) Velocity, acceleration(d) Velocity, net force(e) Acceleration, net force

###### FREE Expert Solution

Newton's Second law:

$\overline{){\mathbf{\Sigma }}{\mathbf{F}}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{m}}{\mathbf{a}}}$

In uniform circular motion, the centripetal acceleration is directed toward the center of the circle.

###### Problem Details

Which of the following point towards the center of the circle in uniform circular motion?

(a) Acceleration

(b) Velocity, acceleration, net force

(c) Velocity, acceleration

(d) Velocity, net force

(e) Acceleration, net force