College Physics (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32160-183-1
ISBN 13: 978-0-32160-183-4

Chapter 2 - Kinematics: Description of Motion - Learning Path Questions and Exercises - Conceptual Questions: 6

Answer

Acceleration is change in velocity per unit time. When a car is moving in circular track with constant speed, the magnitude of velocity is constant but due to change in direction its velocity is changing. So, it is accelerating.

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Acceleration is change in velocity per unit time. When a car is moving in circular track with constant speed, the magnitude of velocity is constant but due to change in direction its velocity is changing. So, it is accelerating.
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