University Physics with Modern Physics (14th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Applying Newton's Laws - Problems - Discussion Questions - Page 159: Q5.15


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The net force causes an acceleration, but this does not necessarily cause a change in speed. In the case of uniform circular motion, the (centripetal) acceleration causes the object to change only its direction.
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