centripetal & centrifugal

Asked by  | 13th Sep, 2008, 12:02: PM

Expert Answer:

Centripetal force has a reaction force in accordance with Newton's third law of motion. this force is called centrifugal force but it acts radially outwards and centripetal force acts towards the centre. As they are not oppositely directed, they dont cancel each other.

Answered by  | 13th Sep, 2008, 04:23: PM

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