Chapter - 1 Motion

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Motion

Question:

State which of the following situations are possible and give an example for each of these:

(a) an object with a constant acceleration but with zero velocity.

(b) an object moving in a certain direction with an acceleration in the perpendicular direction.

Answer:

a) Possible

When a ball is thrown up at maximum height, it has zero velocity, although it will have constant acceleration due to gravity, which is equal to 9.8 m/s.

 

(b) Possible

When a car is moving in a circular track its acceleration is perpendicular to its direction.


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