Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321993721
ISBN 13: 978-0-32199-372-4

Chapter 11 - Section 11.1 - Angular Velocity and Acceleration Vectors - Got It? - Page 190: 11.1



Work Step by Step

We see that the car is going from left to right, so we see that the wheels are going clockwise. Then, using the right hand rule, we curl our fingers in the direction of the motion of the wheels. After this, our thumb will be pointing away from us, so we see that the wheels have an angular velocity away from the sidewalk.
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