Posted by **Nancy** on Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 3:12pm.

The centripetal acceleration of a particle moving in a circle is

a=V^2/r

where V is the velocity and r is the radius of the circle. Approximate the maximum percent error in measuring the acceleration due to errors of 3% in velocity and 2% in radius.

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