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An object is moving at constant velocity of 20m/s for 10 seconds. Find the acceleration during the 10 seconds interval?

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How can there be acceleration if the body is moving at constant velocity?

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Veronica:
The acceleration is change velocity/time

since velocity is constant, acceleration is zero.

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