Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 3 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 6

Answer

Speed is a scalar. Velocity is a vector.

Work Step by Step

Velocity combines the idea of an object's speed and its direction of motion, which makes it a vector. This is discussed on pages 42-43.
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