Q. 2 A3.6( 108 Votes )

Clarify the diffe

Answer :

i. Distance refers to "how much length an object has covered" during its motion. And, displacement  refers to "how far out of place an object is"; It is the object's overall change in position.

ii. It depends only on magnitude not on direction. Displacement depends on both magnitude as well as direction.

iii. The diagram is given below:

In the above diagram,

AB is the distance

ACDB is the distance travelled by the object.

iv) Distance is a scalar quantity as it has only magnitude whereas Displacement is a vector quantity as it has both magnitude and displacement.

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