No,you cant go around a curve with no acceleration.To go around the curve, your velocity vector must change directions, which requires an accereration, i.e. [ no acceleration and you can only go in a straight line.
with a consant acceleration it is possible as long as the acceleration is in the appropriate direction. ]

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User: can you go around a curve with zero acceleration

Weegy: No,you cant go around a curve with no acceleration.To go around the curve, your velocity vector must change directions, which requires an accereration, i.e. [ no acceleration and you can only go in a straight line.
with a consant acceleration it is possible as long as the acceleration is in the appropriate direction. ] Expert answered|rhovy06|Points 231|

User: can you go around a curve with constant acceleration

Weegy: Given a curve, y = f(x), then slope m = velocity = dy/dx.
acceleration (a) is a derivative of velocity, thus a=d'y/d'x = y''.
Zero acceleration implies that the slope of the curve is a constant, a straight line. [ Therefore, when a=0, movement is not in a curve, but in a straight line.
Constant acceleration implies that dy/dx is not a constant, and thus movement along some curve is possible when d'y/d'x is not equal to zero. ] Expert answered|rhovy06|Points 231|

User: can you go around a curve with constant acceleration

Weegy: No, you can't do that. Any change of direction is an acceleration. Expert answered|rhovy06|Points 231|

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