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    Angular velocity= 5.2 rads/s
    Radius= 0.32

    I have to find the centripetal acceleration.

    I used \dfrac{(5.2)^2}{r^2}

    a=84.5

    But that's the wrong Answer. Please Help.
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    (Original post by Dexter212)
    Angular velocity= 5.2 rads/s
    Radius= 0.32

    I have to find the centripetal acceleration.

    I used \dfrac{(5.2)^2}{r^2}

    a=84.5

    But that's the wrong Answer. Please Help.
    You have used the wrong equation.

     a_c = r \omega^2
 
 
 
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