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# How is speed and velocity different?

# What is the difference between velocity and speed?

Speed is how fast the movement is. It contains only a magnitude. Velocity is speed plus a direction, and is known as a vector. .
Speed: 40mph .
Velcoity:40mph/east

# What are difference between speed and velocity?

Velocity is speed with direction

# How is speed different than velocity?

Speed does not have the direction associated with it, like velocity does.

# How can you different shape speed to velocity?

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# What is the difference of speed and velocity?

As used in physics, velocity is a vector, that is to say, the direction of the movement is also taken in account.

# Difference between speed and velocity is?

Speed and velocity both measure an object's change in position per unit time, but velocity also depends upon the object's direction of motion.

# What are the differences between speed and velocity?

Speed is the distance an object travels per unit of time and velocity describes the speed and direction of a moving object.

# How does velocity differ from speed?

Velocity indicates direction in addition to speed.

# What the difference between speed and velocity is?

Speed is just a magnitude (25 m/s), which is known as a scalar value. Velocity, however, is a magnitude with a direction (25 m/s East), which is known as a vector value.

# How are speed velocity and acceleration different?

Velocity is a vector, meaning that it has a direction. When it is being expressed, the direction is given with it (e.g. 5m/s NW). Speed is a scalar, not a vector, so it does…n't have a direction connected with it. Thus, when it is expressed, the direction variable is omitted (e.g. 5m/s). Acceleration is a change in velocity or speed over time. It will be a vector when it is referring to a change in velocty (e.g. 10m/s2 SE), and it will be a scaler when it is referring to a change in speed (e.g. 10m/s2).

# How is speed different from velocity?

Velocity has a direction component. Speed: 3 ft/s Velocity: 3 ft/s NNW Speed does not have the direction associated with it, like velocity does.

# What is the difference between speed and velocity is that velocity?

Velocity is speed and its direction. "30 miles per hour" is a speed. "30 miles per hour north" is a velocity". "30 miles per hour north" and "30 miles pe…r hour south" are identical speeds but different velocities.

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# The difference between speed and velocity?

Speed is a scalar quantity and thus a general term; if a car is traveling at 60 mph that is its speed; Velocity is a vector quantity that has speed and direction associated …with it. If a car is traveling at 60 mph due east that is its velocity. The two terms are often used interchangeably.

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# How are velocity and speed different?

Speed is the distance travelled in a given period of time and is measured in metres per second or miles per hour (ie 'distance' per 'unit of time'). It is always a… positive number. Velocity, however,, is the sppeed of an object in a given direction. So that if you define ''forwards' as a positive velocity, then if the object travels 'backwards', that would be classed as a negative velocity. So, if a car travels forwards, say, at 30 mph, its speed will be 30mph and its velocity will also be 30mph. However, if the car returns at the same speed, its speed will still be 30mph but its velocity will be - 30mph (minus 30mph) as the car is travelling in the opposite direction. This may seem a pointless exercise, but in equations of motion that involve speed, velocity, accceleration, time and so on, the direction of travel is important and so the velocity is used rather than speed. The concept of velocity is used in space travel, satellite technology, calculating flight paths, calculating missile trajectories and so on and so direection of travel - and hence velocity - is of vital importance.

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# How do speed and velocity differ?

When a direction is specified, it is called velocity. When the direction is not specified, it is called a speed. (That's the difference between a vector and a scalar.)

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# What are the difference between speed and velocity?

Speed is distance divided by the time taken Velocity is distance in a particular direction divided by the time taken. Velocity is a vector quantity while speed is a scal…ar quantity. That means that velocity include information about the direction of movement, while speed does not.

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# How velocity is different from speed?

velocity is speed with a direction. speed would be like 35mph. velocity would be like 35 mph south