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Problem: An object is moving with a constant speed of 18 m/s and an acceleration of 4.7 m/s2. Which statement is true? A) This could be a leaf falling from a tree. B) Nonsense. with speed constant, the acceleration must be zero. C) This could be an arrow at the highest point of its trajectory. D) The object moves in a circle.

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An object is moving with a constant speed of 18 m/s and an acceleration of 4.7 m/s2. Which statement is true?

A) This could be a leaf falling from a tree.

B) Nonsense. with speed constant, the acceleration must be zero.

C) This could be an arrow at the highest point of its trajectory.

D) The object moves in a circle.

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