# Problem with Centripetal Acceleration

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What is the centripetal acceleration of a point on the perimeter of a bicycle wheel of diameter 70 cm when the bike is moving 8.0 m/s? [Hint: The speed of the bike is also the speed of a point on the perimeter of the wheel.]

Please provide detailed explanation and reflect your work with units.

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Centripetal acceleration is given by the equation :

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The expert examines a centripetal acceleration.

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