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Q: If an object is traveling at a constant velocity is it necessarily traveling in a straight line?

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If you accelerate, your velocity isn't constant.

If you are traveling in a constant direction with constant speed there are no changes in velocity, so you are not accelerating.

When something is traveling at a constant velocity it has no acceleration. In other words your answer is 0.

It means constant speed in a straight line.

An object in uniform circular motion undergoes constant acceleration but moves at constant "speed".Constant "velocity" means no acceleration.

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No. An object traveling at a constant velocity is not accelerating.

If your acceleration is zero, then yes, you are traveling at a constant speed. The path does not matter. Acceleration measures the change in velocity, so an acceleration of zero means that there is zero change in velocity and therefore the speed is constant.

Yes, the velocity is changing. Velocity is a quantity composed of the speed and the direction of motion. Constant velocity means: Constant speed, in a straight line. If the direction is changing, then the velocity is changing, even if the speed is constant.

If you accelerate, your velocity isn't constant.

Constant velocity means constant speed in a straight line.

It means that the velocity doesn't change over time. It's speed is always the same, and it moves in a straight line.

If the velocity of the object is constant, then the net force on it is zero.(Incidentally, if the velocity of the car is constant and not zero, then it must be ona straight highway. If the highway curved and the car's velocity didn't change, thenit would run off of the road.)

If you are traveling in a constant direction with constant speed there are no changes in velocity, so you are not accelerating.

Imagine you are driving in your car on a straight, flat highway. Neglect curvature of the earth. You set the cruise control and stay in your lane without having to steer. Now you are traveling at a constant speed in a constant direction. This is an example of constant velocity.

When something is traveling at a constant velocity it has no acceleration. In other words your answer is 0.

Not necessarily. Constant velocity also means no change in direction.

Velocity is speed in a certain direction. You can keep speed the same, and if you change direction then you have changed velocity.

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