**Acceleration – Chapter 11 – Quiz Questions #3**

pp. 372 – 377

- Define ACCELERATION.

- Acceleration can be a change in what two things?

- Is it possible to constantly accelerate when never speeding up or slowing down? Why or why not?

- What is CENTRIPETAL ACCELERATION?

- What is the formula for acceleration?

- If an objects starts at rest, what is its initial velocity?

- How would the answer to an acceleration problem be shown if an object is slowing down?

- List three examples of positive acceleration.

- List three examples of negative acceleration.

- List three examples of acceleration due to a change in direction.

- Word Problem: Natalie begins from a stop and then accelerates her skateboard to 4 m/s in 2.5s. What is her acceleration?

- Word Problem: A turtle is swimming towards shore at 0.5 m/s. After 4s, its speed has increased to 0.8 m/s. What is the turtle’s acceleration?