Differentiate between speed and velocity ? And what is acceleration? 

 

Asked by siddheshshinde39.9spicertl | 20th May, 2020, 10:29: AM

Expert Answer:


Parameters

Speed

Velocity

Definition

Distance traveled by a body in unit time

Distance traveled by a body in a particular direction in unit time

Scalar/Vector

Scalar

Vector

Physical interpretation

Speed tells how fast a body moves

Velocity tells the direction of the body and how fast a body is moving

Sign

Always positive

Can be negative, positive or even zero

 

Acceleration  - The rate of change of velocity is called acceleration. 

Answered by Shiwani Sawant | 20th May, 2020, 03:46: PM