What is centrifugal force?

Asked by harinder | 28th Aug, 2008, 05:38: PM

Expert Answer:

Centripetal force has a reaction force in accordance with the Newton's third law of motion. This oppositely directed force is called "centrifugal force". It acts radially outwards. On a body, moving in a circle of radius r with speed v , its magnitude is given by mv2/ r , where "m" is the mass of the body.

Answered by  | 28th Aug, 2008, 07:26: PM

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