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# Jan 27 - Kinematics continued.docx

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Department
Physical Education and Sport
Course
PEDS206
Professor
Pierre Baudin
Semester
Winter

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Jan 27Kinematics We always have to measure something relative to the originDistance and Displacement y Distancethe measured length of a path scalar y Scalar means no particular direction y Displacementthe length of the line from the initial position to the final position together with some indication of direction vector y An object travels 2 right 4 down 2 right 4 up y The distance will be 12 y Displacement will be 4 since it travelled 4 from the origin remember direction y Note slide 7 and 8 y You can use pythogoras theorem when measuring travel in a triangle y It is possible to have a displacement of 0Speed and Velocity y Average speedthe distance travelled divided by the time it took to travel that far scalar y Average Velocitydisplacement divided by time vector y Due to displac
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