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Problem: Which of the following is an accurate statement?A) All points on a rotating disk experience the same radial acceleration.B) The vector sum of the tangential acceleration and the centripetal acceleration can be zero for a point on a rotating disk.C) All points on a car tire have zero acceleration if the car is moving with constant linear velocity.D) All points on a rotating disk have the same linear speed.E) All points on a rotating disk have the same angular velocity. 

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Which of the following is an accurate statement?

A) All points on a rotating disk experience the same radial acceleration.

B) The vector sum of the tangential acceleration and the centripetal acceleration can be zero for a point on a rotating disk.

C) All points on a car tire have zero acceleration if the car is moving with constant linear velocity.

D) All points on a rotating disk have the same linear speed.

E) All points on a rotating disk have the same angular velocity.

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