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What Do You Think?

  • Thread starter Faiza
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If the initial velocity of a object is zero but the acceleration is not zero, what is the object's motion like??
 

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it seems like the object just started at rest...
 
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yeah i guess do you think it starts at rest but it experiences acceleration due to gravity????????? :'(
 
  • #4
does it say anything about external forces?
 
  • #5
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No it doesnt but it jsut asking to describe the motion of the object
 
  • #6
i'd say if the acceleration is not zero that the object will continue to accelerate accroding to Newton's laws...
 
  • #7
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yeah ......umm
 
  • #8
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Thanks for your input sciencegirl
 
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Of course, you didn't say what the acceleration was: all you can really say is that the velocity changes!
 
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thanks hallsofivy
 
  • #11
i'd say that it would be like a car going from 0-? mph, etc.

intial velocity is 0 but since the car is accelerating it will continue to accelerate...
 
  • #12
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yeahh true
 

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