# 15. A moon orbits a planet in a circular path. At one instant time ti,the moon's velocity is v; at a later time t2, its velocity is v2 asshown in the figure. Find the direction of the average accelerationvector between time ti and t2 of the figure.b. –d.C.a.e.

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1 views help_outlineImage Transcriptionclose15. A moon orbits a planet in a circular path. At one instant time ti, the moon's velocity is v; at a later time t2, its velocity is v2 as shown in the figure. Find the direction of the average acceleration vector between time ti and t2 of the figure. b. – d. C. a. e. fullscreen
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Step 1

Average acceleration is given as Step 2

To determine the direction of change in velocity, we subtract v2-v1 geometrically. The average velocity is hence towards the center.

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