# Can you cite an example in which the acceleration of a body is opposite in direction to its velocity? If so, what is your example?

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Asked Feb 16, 2020
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Can you cite an example in which the acceleration of a body is opposite in direction to its velocity? If so, what is your example?

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Velocity of a body is defined as rate of change of displacement with time. And acceleration of a body is defined as rate of change of velocity with time. Both are vector quantities and give magnitude as well as direction of a body.

Step 2

If both acceleration and velocity are in same direction, this implies that a body is speeding up. And if acceleration and velocity are in opposite direction the...

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