Q. 23.5( 2 Votes )

Give an example of situation in which distance is equal to

displacement.

Answer :

A man climbing a ladder


Explanation:


Distance is a scalar quantity (it has magnitude only) while displacement is a vector quantity (it has magnitude and direction both)


Hence if we take any example considering a motion in which direction does not change throughout the motion and we will always get


Distance = Displacement.


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