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# What does it mean by 0.8ms^(-2) (acceleration)

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1. Hi .

Does it mean I am accelerating by 0.8 metres per second, per second?

So am I getting 0.8 of a metre faster every second?

Bit confused on this .

Thanks
2. Yes. every second your speed increases by 0.8m per second; a speed increase of 8mps, per second.
3. Thanks

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