# science-reasoning

in 5 seconds, a car moving in a straight line increases it's speed from 50km/h to 65km/h, while a truck goes from rest to 15km/h in a straight line. which undergoes greater acceleration? what is the acceleration of each vehicle?

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1. acceleration=(v2-v1)/time

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