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Can an object have a speed of zero and an acceleration of zero?

i am doing home work and no one has the answer!
Question asked by: cherrye

Asked on: 06 Oct 2008

Yes, an object that is stationary has no speed, and also as there is no change in speed then it also has no acceleration, relative to the correct reference frame of course.
By: knowitall
Replied at: 12 Oct 2008
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Maybe in the center of the universe (if there is a center. Thats a harder question than it seems. A very theoretical yes lol
By: Chris19579

Date of comment: Tue, May 5th 2009

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