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Velocity is the rate at which location changes, and the direction

in which location changes.

Acceleration is the rate at which the size of velocity changes, and

the direction in which velocity changes.

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Both are vectors. But acceleration and velocity have different dimensions. Acceleration is defined as the rate of change of velocity.


Yes, velocity is acceleration x time. If acceleration is the same, velocity can be different as it changes with time. For example a car accelerating with constant acceleration will have a different velocity after 5 seconds than it will have at 2 seconds.


Acceleration is the RATE OF CHANGE of velocity. That means that acceleration and velocity have different units.The only similarity is that both are defined as rates of change.


acceleration is the increase of speed in a moving object. velocity is the speed and direction of a moving object.


For a start, acceleration doesn't even have the same units as velocity: acceleration is a velocity divided by time, so while speed or velocity have units of [distance]/[time], acceleration has units of [distance]/[time squared]


Speed is the how much velocity one has, regardless of the direction. Acceleration is the change of velocity over time.


Acceleration is changing velocity. Zero velocity means no motion. Zero acceleration means constant, unchanging motion.


Acceleration is a change in velocity. More precisely, to get acceleration, you divide the change in velocity, by the time that passed.Acceleration is a change in velocity. More precisely, to get acceleration, you divide the change in velocity, by the time that passed.Acceleration is a change in velocity. More precisely, to get acceleration, you divide the change in velocity, by the time that passed.Acceleration is a change in velocity. More precisely, to get acceleration, you divide the change in velocity, by the time that passed.


No; acceleration means the velocity changes.No; acceleration means the velocity changes.No; acceleration means the velocity changes.No; acceleration means the velocity changes.


The velocity and acceleration can have the same numeric value, but the units will be different. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- No it is not possible. Because so long there is acceleration then the velocity has to change either in magnitude or in direction or in both. So it is not at all possible for acceleration and velocity to be the same simultaneously.


-- both are related to measurements of motion of objects -- acceleration is the rate at which velocity changes


No. If they were the same thing, there would be no need to invent two different names for it. Acceleration is the rate at which velocity changes.


Velocity . . . what speed and direction something is moving. Acceleration . . . how fast the speed and/or direction of its motion are changing.


No. Acceleration is change of velocity / time. If there is no change in velocity, there is no acceleration.


In Simple motion, there is no force being applied. The moving object moves in a straight line with constant velocity. In acceleration, there is a force applied. The object's velocity is changing. The first derivative of acceleration is velocity. The first derivative of velocity is distance. (Derivative is a calculus thing.)


Yes. Acceleration is always in the same direction as the unbalanced force.Note: This does not mean that velocity is necessarily in that direction. Velocity and acceleration are two different things. The integral of acceleration does become velocity, and the integral of velocity does become position, but that has nothing to do with the answer to the question.


Yes. If a body has a constant velocity there is no acceleration, but if the velocity is changing there is acceleration present.


No. Acceleration is the change of velocity. If velocity is constant, at any speed, acceleration is zero.


Yes. Acceleration is a change in velocity. With no acceleration, velocity remains constant, possibly at zero.


acceleration is the slope of the velocity graph. acceleration is also the derivative of velocity.


Acceleration is change of velocity. If velocity is constant ... "no change" ... then acceleration is zero.


Acceleration is the derivative of velocity. In other words, acceleration is the rate at which the velocity is changing.


Acceleration is the rate of change of velocity. Constant velocity means zero acceleration.


The rate of change of velocity is known as acceleration. This can come in different forms (linear / nonlinear acceleration, angular acceleration ect).


No. V=v0 +at is the formula for velocity, the acceleration 'a' can be the same but the initial velocity v0 may be different. If v0 is the same for the two automobiles , the velocity would be the same.



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