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A Silent Film in honor of #DayofSilence to clarify the differences between angular, tangential, and centripetal accelerations. Want Lecture Notes? This is an AP Physics 1 topic.

Content Times:
0:20 The three accelerations
0:43 One difference is their units
1:22 How are tangential and centripetal acceleration different?
2:10 Which accelerations are required for circular motion?
3:01 What happens at constant angular velocity?
3:31 More about angular acceleration
4:25 Review

Thank you Bronson Hoover of dnbstudios for your original music composition. Your music offer was the video’s catalyst.

“What will you do to end the silence?"

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Thank you to Youssef Nasr for transcribing the English subtitles of this video.

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