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if two objects were accelerating on parallel lines, would it appear to an observer on one object that the distance apart was increasing, due to special relativity?
ErnieDouglas said:if two objects were accelerating on parallel lines, would it appear to an observer on one object that the distance apart was increasing, due to special relativity?
Acceleration is the rate at which an object changes its velocity over time. It is measured in units of distance per time squared, such as meters per second squared (m/s^2).
Acceleration can be calculated by dividing the change in velocity by the change in time. The formula for acceleration is a = (vf - vi) / t, where a is acceleration, vf is final velocity, vi is initial velocity, and t is time.
Average acceleration is the change in velocity over a specific period of time, while instantaneous acceleration is the acceleration at a specific moment in time. Average acceleration can be calculated using the formula a = (vf - vi) / t, while instantaneous acceleration can be calculated using the derivative of an object's position with respect to time.
Acceleration can affect an object's motion by changing its velocity. If an object has a positive acceleration, it will speed up; if it has a negative acceleration, it will slow down. The direction of the acceleration will also determine the direction of the change in velocity.
The relationship between acceleration and time is that acceleration is directly proportional to time. This means that as time increases, so does the acceleration, assuming the other variables (such as velocity) remain constant. This can be seen in the formula a = (vf - vi) / t, where the longer the time interval, the greater the acceleration.