# If the velocity of body is doubled then % increase in centripetal force will be?

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That is an increase of 300%.

#### Explanation:

Since you are asking about centripetal force, I assume you are talking about a body moving in a circular path. In that case, speed is a better term than velocity. Or even better would be "instantaneous velocity",

The formula for centripetal force,

So, if

I hope this helps,

Steve

#### Explanation:

The centripetal force

Now, the centripetal force

Now, the percent

hence the centripetal force