In general: v = r \omega

where \omega is the angular speed in rad \, s^{-1} ,

r is the radius of the circle in metres,

v is the velocity in ms^{-1} .

where \omega is the angular speed in rad \, s^{-1} ,

r is the radius of the circle in metres,

v is the velocity in ms^{-1} .

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## This question appears in the following syllabi:

Syllabus | Module | Section | Topic | Exam Year |
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AQA A-Level (UK - Pre-2017) | M2 | Motion in a circle | Angular speed | - |

AQA AS Further Maths 2017 | Mechanics | Circular Motion | Angular Speed | - |

AQA AS/A2 Further Maths 2017 | Mechanics | Circular Motion | Angular Speed | - |

CCEA A-Level (NI) | M2 | Motion in a circle | Angular speed | - |

CIE A-Level (UK) | M2 | Motion in a circle | Angular speed | - |

Edexcel A-Level (UK - Pre-2017) | M3 | Motion in a circle | Angular speed | - |

Edexcel AS Further Maths 2017 | Further Mechanics 2 | Motion in a Circle | Angular Speed | - |

Edexcel AS/A2 Further Maths 2017 | Further Mechanics 2 | Motion in a Circle | Angular Speed | - |

OCR A-Level (UK - Pre-2017) | M2 | Motion in a circle | Angular speed | - |

OCR AS Further Maths 2017 | Mechanics | Motion in a Circle | Angular Speed | - |

OCR MEI A2 Further Maths 2017 | Mechanics B | Circular Motion | Angular Speed | - |

OCR-MEI A-Level (UK - Pre-2017) | M3 | Motion in a circle | Angular speed | - |

Universal (all site questions) | M | Motion in a circle | Angular speed | - |