Direction of Velocity and Acceleration Vector Quantities Conceptual Question

# Direction of Velocity and Acceleration Vector Quantities Conceptual Question

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Direction of Velocity and Acceleration Vector Quantities Conceptual Question For each of the motions described below, determine the algebraic sign ( , , or ) of the velocity and acceleration of the object at the time specified. For all of the motions, the positive y axis is upward. Part A An elevator is moving downward when someone presses the emergency stop button. The elevator comes to rest a short time later. Give the signs for the velocity and the acceleration of the elevator after the button has been pressed but before the elevator has stopped. Hint A.1 Algebraic sign of velocity Hint not displayed Hint A.2 Algebraic sign of acceleration Hint not displayed Enter the correct sign for the elevator's velocity and the correct sign for the elevator's acceleration, separated by a comma. For example, if you think that the velocity is positive and the acceleration is negative, then you would enter +,- . If you think that both are zero, then you would enter 0,0 .

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