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with an initial velocity having an x-component of 20 m/s and a y-component of -10 m/s. The particle experiences an acceleration in the x-direction, given A particle moves in the xy-plane, starting from the origin at t - by a, - 4.0 m/s (a) Determine the total velocity vector at any time. SOLUTION Conceptualize The components of the initial velocity tell us that the particle starts by moving toward the ---Select- . The x-component of velocity starts at 20 m/s and increases by 4.0 m/s every second. The y-component of velocity never changes from its initial value of -10 m/s. We sketch a motion diagram of the situation in the figure. Because the particle is accelerating in the +x-direction, its velocity component in this direction increases and the path curves as shown in the diagram. Notice that the spacing between successive images increases as time goes on because the speed is ---Select-- C. The placement of the acceleration and velocity vectors in the figure helps us further conceptualize the situation. Categorize
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• Velocity, 1 m/s, 4.0 m/s, 4.0 m/s, Vyk

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