Physics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Dynamics of Uniform Circular Motion - Problems - Page 138: 6



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The arch has a diameter of $5cm$, so its radius $r=2.5cm=0.025m$ Blood's speed $v=0.32m/s$ Therefore, the magnitude of the blood's centripetal acceleration is $$a=\frac{v^2}{r}=4.1m/s^2$$
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