# When a car's velocity is positive and its acceleration is negative, what is happening to the car's motion?

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Aug 4, 2017

#### Answer:

Acceleration is the rate of change of velocity.

#### Explanation:

The car's rate of change of position is decreasing. The car is moving but its rate of position increase is coming down.

The car will eventually come to a brief stop and begin traveling backward.