An object has moved through a distance. Can it have zero displacement?
Asked by | 2nd Jul, 2008, 01:11: AM
yes, an object which has moved through a distance can have zero displacement.
consider a body moving in a circular path . When it reaches the starting point , the displacement is zero though the distance covered is equal to the circumference of the circle.
Answered by | 4th Jul, 2008, 05:44: PM
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