College Physics (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32160-183-1
ISBN 13: 978-0-32160-183-4

Chapter 2 - Kinematics: Description of Motion - Learning Path Questions and Exercises - Conceptual Questions: 8

Answer

No, the statement is not always true. Object decelerates when the direction of its acceleration is opposite to the direction of velocity. If acceleration is negative and velocity is also negative then the object velocity increases further.

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No, the statement is not always true. Object decelerates when the direction of its acceleration is opposite to the direction of velocity. If acceleration is negative and velocity is also negative then the object velocity increases further.
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