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Absolute value of acceleration Help

  1. Aug 6, 2009 #1
    Absolute value of acceleration Help!!!

    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    I am getting a value of -1.94 m/s^2 for my acceleraton. An it wants to know the absolute value of acceleration what do I put down. It also state that the plus or minus is just to indicate direction. But the way the problems is computed the mass will not move.


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    3. The attempt at a solution
     
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  3. Aug 6, 2009 #2

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    Re: Absolute value of acceleration Help!!!

    Absolute value means the magnitude (numerical value) without the sign.
     
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