what is the main difference in tangential acceleration and centipetal acceleration.?? and how do u distinguish b/w them ... through theier different formulae??

Asked by 24-02-1994 | 22nd Aug, 2010, 09:49: PM

Expert Answer:

Yes, they have different formulae for them. Centripetal is always directed radially towards the centre, while tangential is at the circumference and along the tagent at the point.
They are always perpendiuclar to each other.
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Answered by  | 22nd Aug, 2010, 10:11: PM

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