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Magnitude of acceleration

  1. Jan 20, 2005 #1
    what is it?
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  3. Jan 20, 2005 #2
    I'm guessing it's a number without a direction. For example, the magnitude of the Earth's acceleration due to gravity would be approximately 9.81 m/s^2.
  4. Jan 20, 2005 #3
    Yeah, it's just acceleration but without a direction. So it no longer is a vector.
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