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Physics general question about accleration

  1. Oct 20, 2008 #1
    If you push an object on an incline up at force of 20N and the accleration is negative would that mean the object will start to go down or does that mean it will deacclerate to a stop.
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  3. Oct 20, 2008 #2


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    Welcome to PF.

    It depends what the initial velocity is when you start pushing it. I.e., is the initial velocity positive, zero, or negative.
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