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Homework Help: Vectors: Acceleration and Velocity

  1. Apr 26, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
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    The figure below shows a car traveling to the right at a constant speed through a dip in the road. Add vectors to the figure showing the direction of the car's velocity and acceleration.

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
    Would the acceleration be inward of the curve, meaning the arrow would put straight up from the car for acceleration?
    And would the velocity point straight out of the car to the right?

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  3. Apr 26, 2010 #2


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    Yes that would be correct as the car is traveling with constant speed.
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