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Give an example of motion for which both acceleration and velocity are negative?

I am preparing for a test and need the answer as soon as possible.And its only for eleventh grade.
Question asked by: lola241993

Asked on: 31 Jul 2008

There are loads of examples here, for instance when a car is reversing but slowing down its reversal, then the acceleration is negative as it is slowing down at a non constant rate, and its velocity is negative as it is going backwards (remember velocity is a vector).
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Replied at: 22 Aug 2008
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