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Posted by **maira** on Friday, November 19, 2010 at 12:02am.

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**drwls**, Friday, November 19, 2010 at 1:16amDo you want the radius of the car or the path that it is on?

The centripetal acceleration of the car would be perpendicular to the velocity. If the total acceleration is 51 degrees N of W, there must also be a tangential acceleration also.

The centripetal acceleration would be 2.0 m/s^2 sin 51 = 1.554 m/s^2

The centripetal acceleration must also be V^2/R. Since you know V, solve for R.

The mass of the car doesn't matter in this problem.

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