56. CONCEPT QUESTIONSa. The period for the second hand is the time it takes for it to go once around the circle or Tsecond= 60 s. b. The period for the minute hand is the time it takes for it to go once around the circle or Tminute= 1 h = 3600 s. c. The relationship between the centripetal acceleration and the period can be obtained by using Equations 5.2 and 5.1 in the following way: ()2c22c22
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