Physics (10th Edition)

Published by Wiley
ISBN 10: 1118486897
ISBN 13: 978-1-11848-689-4

Chapter 2 - Kinematics in One Dimension - Check Your Understanding - Page 29: 3



Work Step by Step

Average speed = $\frac{distance}{time}$ which only takes magnitude into account Velocity = $\frac{displacement}{time}$ which takes both magnitude and direction into account As the buses are going in different directions, their velocities are different even though their speeds are the same
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