Which statement correctly classifies distance and displacement?
Both distance and displacement are scalar quantities.
Both distance and displacement are vector quantities.
Distance is a scalar quantity, and displacement is a vector quantity.
Distance is a vector quantity, and displacement is a scalar quantity.
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Distance, like 10 miles, is a scalar magnitude
Displacement, like 10 miles NORTH, is a vector.
if you walk north a mile from your house then back a mile south,
your distance = 1+1 = 2 miles
HOWEVER, your displacement is ZERO 👍
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answered by Anonymous 
that doesnt help at all.
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answered by Mx_Satan_Mx 
oh i lied it did (answer is **Distance is a scalar quantity, and displacement is a vector quantity.**)
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answered by Mx_Satan_Mx
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