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Acceleration is change in velocity. These are vectors that have magnitude and direction. Changing either magnitude (speed) or direction will have the skater be accelerating. SO, if the skater is going at a constant speed of 2m/s in a straight line, he is not accelerating. If he is at a constant speed of 2m/s traveling in a circle (you gave the word "around"), he is accelerating. Going around in circles means there is a force constantly changing your direction. Obviously that force is coming from the skaters legs.

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Q: An ice skater glides around a rink at a constant speed of 2m s is the skater accelerating?
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An ice skater glides around a rink at a constant speed of 2 ms is the skater acceleratng explain your answer?

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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