Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 5 - Circular Motion; Gravitation - Questions: 3

Answer

It will not be the same.

Work Step by Step

The centripetal acceleration is $a_{c} = \frac{v^{2}}{r}$. For the same speed v, if the radius is smaller, the centripetal acceleration has a larger magnitude. It takes more inward force to travel around a sharp (small radius) curve.
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