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When velocity and acceleration are in the opposite direction the motion is...

when velocity and acceleration are in the opposite direction, the motion is:
(1) slowing down 
(2) speeding up 
(3) remaining the same 

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In this problem, the acceleration vector is opposing the velocity vector, so the magnitude of the velocity is being reduced.  The motion must be slowing down, which is choice (1).