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Q & A: Acceleration

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Most recent answer: 10/22/2007
Q:
what is acceleration?
- dennis
canada
A:
Dennis -

Acceleration is just a fancy word for 'changing speed' (or more accurately 'changing velocity'). For instance, if you push down on the accelerator in your car, you will increase the car's speed. The harder you push the acclerator, the faster you will speed up and the more accleration you will have.

-Tamara

(published on 10/22/2007)

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