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Answered 2012-07-17 19:00:43

No. Velocity is speed and direction. If you change either variable, the velocity will no longer be constant.

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Can a body have a constant velocity but varying speed?

No. If the speed varies, the body accelerates, and velocity cannot be constant.


Can a body have a varying speed if its velocity constantif yes?

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Can a body have constant velocity but varying speed?

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Can a body have constant speed and still have a varying velocity?

Yes, if you are going in a circle or otherwise changing direction.


Can a body have constant velocity when it has constant speed?

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Can a body have constant velocity but changing speed?

No, not at all possible. But constant speed with changing velocity is possible.


Can speed of a body change if its velocity is constant?

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Does a body moving with constant speed have constant velocity?

No. A body can have constant speed but changing direction thus changing velocity. For example, an orbiting body may have a constant speed s=wr, but its direction is constantly changing as it follows the curve of its orbit.


Can a body have a constant speed and a changing velocity?

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Is it possible for a body to move in a circle with constant speed constant linear velocity?

No. The linear velocity can never be equal when speed is constant. This is because direction is changing and therefore linear velocity changes.


Is it possible for a body to have acceleration when moving with constant velocity explain?

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Can the speed of a body vary if its velocity is constant?

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Can a body have constant velocity and changing speed?

No, in order for the velocity to be constant, the speed has to be constant. Speed is a scalar, meaning that it is just a number. (A car goes 50 miles per hour). Velocity is a vector, which indicates that it needs a measure of its displacement and a direction. (A car is going 50 mph to the east). A body can have a constant speed but a changing velocity because the direction can change while the speed is constant. (A car goes 50 mph around a roundabout). However, a body can not have a constant velocity with a changing speed. A car can not be slowing down yet still be going the same speed and direction.


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It is possible for a body to have acceleration when moving with costant velocity and constant speed?

constant velocity means no acceleration. An object can be moving at constant speed, like a satellite in orbit, but its velocity is changing because direction is changing


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Can an objeact have constant speed and but variable velocity?

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Is it possible for a body to have acceleration when with constant velocity?

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Can the velocity of a car which is turning a curve be held constant?

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Can the velocity of a body remain constant in circular motions?

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