What is difference between distance and displacement?

Asked by  | 14th Sep, 2012, 08:22: AM

Expert Answer:

Distance travelled by an object is the length of the actual path traversed by the object during motion.
 
Displacement of an object is the shortest distance between the initial position and the final position of the object.

Answered by  | 14th Sep, 2012, 12:40: PM

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