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Posted by alex on Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at 10:27am.

A cyclist enters a curve of 30 m radius at a speed of 12 m s-1. He applies the
brakes and decreases his speed at a constant rate of 0.5 m s-2. Calculate the
cyclist’s centripetal (radial) [3 marks] and tangential [15 marks]
accelerations when he is travelling at a speed of 10 m s-1.

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