Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 3 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 23


10 m/s is speed, 10 m is distance, and $10 m/s^{2}$ is acceleration.

Work Step by Step

The units of each quantity tell us which is which. For example, "10 m" cannot represent a speed.
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