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If a particle is accelerating, it is either speeding up or speeding down.Do you agree with this statement?

If a particle is accelerating, it is either speeding up or speeding down.Do you agree with this statement?

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Apoorva Arora IIT Roorkee
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8 years ago
No. Because in uniform circular motion, The speed is constant but the direction changes continuously and so acceleration is not zero. Hence, the statement is false.
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Apoorva Arora
IIT Roorkee
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