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# Give an example of negative acceleration from daily life situation.

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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