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A Particle in One-dimensional Motion With Constant Speed Must Have Zero Acceleration - Physics

Question

Read each statement below carefully and state with reasons and examples, if it is true or false;

A particle in one-dimensional motion with constant speed must have zero acceleration

Solution

True

A car moving on a straight highway with constant speed will have constant velocity. Since acceleration is defined as the rate of change of velocity, acceleration of the car is also zero.

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 NCERT Solution for Physics Textbook for Class 11 (2018 (Latest))
Chapter 3: Motion in a Straight Line
| Q 11.3 | Page 57
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