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A Ferris wheel with radius 9.8 m rotates at a constant rate, completing one revolution every 36.6 s. Suppose the Ferris wheel begins to decelerate at the rate of 0.227 rad/s2 when a passenger is at the top of the wheel. Find the magnitude and direction of the passenger's acceleration at that time.

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  1. first part, use a=rw.. so a=9.8(.227)

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