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16 December, 12:15

How does acceleration values differ mathematically from deceleration values?

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  1. 16 December, 13:18
    If a problem says the acceleration is some positive value than solve using that value, a negative acceleration is said to be deceleration. E. g. a car decelerating at 10 m/sec can be said to be accelerating at - 10 m/sec.

    If a problem states decelerates at A, then use - A for acceleration in the classic equations which are for acceleration. If a problem says accelerates at a negative value like - A the use - A as the value for acceleration, it can also be said to be decelerating at A.
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