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Give an example of negative acceleration from daily life situation.

Answer :

Negative acceleration is nothing but retardation.

Acceleration is rate of change of velocity.


But, negative acceleration means that the rate of change of velocity is negative or velocity decreases.


Example:


1) When we apply brakes in a moving car, then negative acceleration acts on it and the car stops.


2) When we throw a ball upwards, then also negative acceleration acts on it. Thus when the ball reaches the highest point, velocity of the ball becomes zero.


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