Problem: At this instant, is the particle in the speeding up, slowing down, or traveling at constant speed?Is this particle curving to the right, curving to the left, or traveling straight?

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At this instant, is the particle in the The figure shows velocity and accelerations vectors. Both vectors start at the same point. Velocity vector points directly upwards. Acceleration vector has smaller magnitude than the velocity vector and points approximately 120 degrees counterclockwise from the direction of the velocity vector. speeding up, slowing down, or traveling at constant speed?

Is this particle curving to the right, curving to the left, or traveling straight?

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