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## A dog is running in a circle around a tree, trying to catch a rabbit. The dog’s owner notices the dog completes 4 laps around the tree

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A dog is running in a circle around a tree, trying to catch a rabbit. The dog’s owner notices the

dog completes 4 laps around the tree in 32 seconds and the radius of the dog’s circular path is

3 meters. What is the tangential velocity of the dog?

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Answer: 2.35 m/sExplanation:Given

Dog completes 4 laps around the tree in 32 seconds

Radius of the circular path is 3 m

Time period for single lap is

Length of the track is equivalent to the perimeter of the path

Tangential velocity is given by

Thus, the tangential velocity is 2.35 m/s