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It is not possible because the average velocity is equal to the displacement in a given time interval, ie:

V = (displacement) / (time interval)

As the zero displacement average speed will also be zero.

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โˆ™ 2016-03-08 11:26:45

No. A non-zero average velocity means, precisely, that there is a displacement.

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