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## What two things can cause velocity to change?

What Can Cause a Change in Velocity?

- Force and Velocity Are Directional. When physicists speak about an object’s velocity, they are talking not only about the object’s speed but also about the direction in which it’s moving.
- Forces Acting on an Airplane.
- The Force of Gravitation.
- Free-Body Diagrams.

**What is the force causing the change in velocity?**

The acceleration is the rate of change in velocity; it is caused only by an external force acting on it. The second law of motion states that the net force on an object is equal to the rate of change of its linear momentum.

**What is the change in velocity per time?**

The rate of change in the velocity of an object per unit time is referred as acceleration and the kind of motion is known as accelerated motion.

### What force can change of an object?

Force causes a change in the state of motion, size and shape of an object. A spring elongates upon pulling it and compresses on applying compressive force. Squeezing of lemons cause a change in its shape.

**What type of force is needed to change the velocity of objects?**

unbalanced force

In other words, acceleration occurs when there is a net force, but no acceleration occurs when the forces are balanced. Remember that an acceleration produces a change in velocity (magnitude and/or direction), so an unbalanced force will change the velocity of an object.

**What does changing velocity look like?**

If the velocity is changing, then the slope is changing (i.e., a curved line). If the velocity is positive, then the slope is positive (i.e., moving upwards and to the right). This very principle can be extended to any motion conceivable.

## Is rate of change the same as velocity?

Velocity: The rate of change of displacement of an object (displacement over elapsed time) is velocity. Velocity is a vector since it has both magnitude (called speed) and direction. Acceleration: The rate of change of velocity is acceleration.

**How do you calculate change in velocity?**

Acceleration

- Acceleration is the rate of change of velocity. It is the amount that velocity changes per unit time.
- The change in velocity can be calculated using the equation:
- change in velocity = final velocity – intial velocity.
- This is when:
- The average acceleration of an object can be calculated using the equation:

**Can a force change the size of an object?**

An external force may cause a change in the state of motion, size and shape of an object. The force may cause a change in the internal arrangement of molecules making up the object and depending upon the magnitude of the force, the size or shape of the object may change.

### Can force change state of an object?

Force is the cause of change in the state of motion of a body or an object. Force can cause an object to move or accelerate, to slow down or decelerate, to stop or to change its direction.

**Can velocity change without acceleration?**

, studied Physics (2018) The velocity of an object in an inertial frame can’t be changed without accelerating it, because to change the state of motion of an object we have to apply force, applying force is nothing but accelerating the object in some way.

**What is the rate of change in velocity called?**

The rate of change of velocity is called acceleration. An object’s acceleration is the net result of any and all forces acting on the object, as described by Newton ‘s Second Law. The SI unit for acceleration is meter per second square (m s^-2).

## What is the formula for velocity in physics?

The equation for velocity is one of the fundamental formulas in physics. While many physics concepts have scientific definitions different from their colloquial use, your intuitive perception of velocity is probably rather similar to its definition within physics. The velocity equation is: v avg = xf-x0/tf-t0.

**How can velocity change?**

An object can change velocity in a number of ways: it can slow down, it can speed up, or it can change direction. A change in speed, or a change in direction, or a change in both speed and direction means that the object has a change in velocity.