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Acceleration Calculations GCSE P2

4 Calculate the acceleration in each of the following situations. Remember that an increase in speed means a positive acceleration; a decrease in speed means a negative acceleration (a deceleration). a) A car accelerates steadily from a velocity of 12 m/s to 24 m/s over a period of 8 seconds.

b) A bus decelerates from 108kmph to 63kmph over a period of 8 seconds.