Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321993721
ISBN 13: 978-0-32199-372-4

Chapter 3 - For Thought and Discussion: 9

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Acceleration has to do with whether or not the velocity is changing. If an object is slowing down, it is accelerating in the opposite direction to the velocity. Thus, when an object is slowing down, that object's acceleration and velocity can be in different directions.
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