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The speed of an object at a point as it moves around the circumference of a circle.
Acceleration of an object toward the center of a curved or circular path.
A net force that is directed toward the center of a curved or circular path. It generates the Centripetal Acceleration.
Centripetal Acceleration & Tangential velocity are
Perpendicular to each other
The time to go around one full revolution.
Units for period
Centripetal force & Centripetal acceleration are
Directed towards the center of the circle
This word means "center seeking"
The distance from the center of a circle to any point on the circle
Force holds the universe together, keeps orbits going, and keeps you grounded down on Earth so you don't float away.
The distance around a circle: 2πR
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