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The the skater is accelerating.

Acceleration is the rate at which an object changes its velocity. Velocity is a measure of speed and vector (direction). Even though the skater is traveling at a constants speed, the skater is going in a circle around the rink so the direction is changing. Therefore the velocity is changing. Therefore the skater is accelerating.

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