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Posted by **perry** on Thursday, September 24, 2009 at 1:31am.

- AP Physics (circular motion) -
**drwls**, Thursday, September 24, 2009 at 6:47amcentripetal acceleration = V^2/R

You need to express the moon's velocity V in meters per second when you do the calculation, so that the answer will be in m/s^2. The orbital radius r needs to be in meters.

r = 3.844*10^8 m

V = 2 pi r/(23.4*10^5 s)= 1.032*10^3 m/s

Now finish the calculation

- AP Physics (circular motion) -
**yoyo**, Monday, February 25, 2013 at 7:52pm0.0028

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