# Can a car travel eastward can its acceleration be westward explain your answer and use an example in your explanation?

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## Can a car travel eastward can its acceleration be westward explain your answer and use an example in your explanation?

If a car is travelling eastward and slowing down, its acceleration is opposite to the direction of travel: its acceleration is westward. Was this answer helpful?

## What is the velocity of the 3 kg ball after the collision?

The velocity of the 3 kg ball is 4 m/s after the collision.

## What’s the formula for kinetic energy?

Kinetic energy is directly proportional to the mass of the object and to the square of its velocity: K.E. = 1/2 m v2. If the mass has units of kilograms and the velocity of meters per second, the kinetic energy has units of kilograms-meters squared per second squared.

## What is the formula of collision?

What is the formula of collision? From the conservation of momentum, the formula during a collision is given by: m1v1 + m2v2 = m1v’1 + m2v’2. If the collision is perfectly inelastic, the final velocity of the system is determined using v’ = (m1v1 + m2v2)/m1 + m2.

## When a car is traveling eastward with a decreasing velocity Its acceleration will be directed?

If a car is travelling eastward and slowing down, its acceleration is opposite to the direction of travel: its acceleration is westward.

## How a car can have acceleration using a car as an example?

A car that is slowing down is decreasing its speed. It is also accelerating, because its speed is changing. Imagine a car being driven down a road. If the speed is increasing, the car has positive acceleration.

## What is the formula for velocity after falling?

vf = g * t The value for g on Earth is 9.8 m/s/s. The above equation can be used to calculate the velocity of the object after any given amount of time when dropped from rest. Example calculations for the velocity of a free-falling object after six and eight seconds are shown below.

## What is the formula for the velocity of a particle after a collision?

If two particles are involved in an elastic collision, the velocity of the second particle after collision can be expressed as: v2f=2⋅m1(m2+m1)v1i+(m2−m1)(m2+m1)v2i.

## What is the formula for the velocity of a ball?

The velocity of the falling ball as a function of time is v = -9.8 (m/s2) t j and its position as a function of time is r = (4.9 m – ½ 9.8 (m/s2) t2) j.

## What is the SI unit for velocity?

What is the SI unit of velocity? The SI unit of velocity is metres per second (m/s). Alternatively, the velocity magnitude can also be expressed in centimetres per second (cm/s).

## What is the SI unit of energy?

The SI unit of energy is same as that of work, which is joule (J).

## How do you find K in physics?

As a formula, it reworks Hooke’s Law and is expressed through the equation: k = – F/x. Where k is the spring constant, F is the force applied over x, and x is the displacement by the spring expressed in N/m.

## Is it possible to have an eastward velocity with a westward acceleration example?

Yes, it is possible to have acceleration in the westward direction, while the velocity of the object is eastward. E.g. if you are in the car and moving eastward and then you have applied the brake, at that point of time acceleration would be in the westward direction and speed will decrease.

## Does a car have an eastward velocity if it has an acceleration westward?

If a car has an eastward velocity and a westward acceleration, the car will slow down. Velocity refers to the speed and direction of an object, while acceleration refers to the rate of change in velocity.

## Is it possible to have westward velocity with eastward acceleration?

The question, really, is can acceleration be against (or for that matter in any direction) the direction of velocity. The answer is axiomatic YES, it can and often is.

## Is it possible for a body moving towards west to have acceleration towards east?

Yes. You just need to apply force in east direction on body moving towards the west. Acceleration is in the direction of resultant force applied on body.