Fundamentals of Physics Extended (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-11823-072-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-11823-072-5

Chapter 4 - Motion in Two and Three Dimensions - Problems: 62

Answer

$4 m/s^2$

Work Step by Step

While making the turn, the sprinter experiences centripetal acceleration. Therefore, his acceleration is $a_{c} = \frac{v^2}{r} = (10)^2/25 = 4 m/s^2$
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