## Playing in the Field

**Four children are playing in a field. The children form a line, holding hands. The player at the front of the line starts to spin around faster and faster, causing the others to run in circle, as shown in the figure.**

**A) While the line of children is rotating, which of the following statements are correct?**

**=**> The player at the front of the line has the smallest linear velocity.

All the children have the same angular acceleration.

**B) Now consider the children’s linear accelerations. Which of the following statements are correct?**

=> The last child in the line has the greatest tangential acceleration.

The last child in the line has the greatest radial acceleration.

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