College Physics (7th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Kinematics: Description of Motion - Learning Path Questions and Exercises - Conceptual Questions: 13

Answer

No, negative acceleration does not imply that x will be negative. For example consider the example of a car which is moving and then brakes are applied. In this case, the acceleration is negative but x is positive.

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No, negative acceleration does not imply that x will be negative. For example consider the example of a car which is moving and then brakes are applied. In this case, the acceleration is negative but x is positive.
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