state four differences between distance and displacement

1, distance is scalar quantity while displacement is vector quantity.

2. distance is the total path covered by the body while displacement is the shortest distance between the initial and final position.

3.distance is always positive while displacement can be positive , negative or zero.

4. distance can be calculated on the curve path also but displacement is always calculated on the straight path

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Distance

1.Distance is the path travelled by a body along any direction.                                                                                                                            E.g => distance travelled by a body is 2m.

2. It is a scalar quantity.

3.It is the actual path travelled by a body.

4.It is always positive.

Displacement

1.Displacement is the path travelled by a body in a particular specific direction.                                                                         E.g. => displacement travelled by a body is 3m along south.

2.It is a vector quantity.

3.It is the shortest distance between initial and final position.

4.It can be either positive, negative or zero.

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1, distance is scalar quantity while displacement is vector quantity.

2. distance is the total path covered by the body while displacement is the shortest distance between the initial and final position.

3.distance is always positive while displacement can be positive , negative or zero.

4. distance can be calculated on the curve path also but displacement is always calculated on the straight path

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Distance                                                             Displacement

1)it is a scalar quantity.  1)it is a vector quantity.

only it hasmagnitude.

2)it can't be 0.                                                   2)it can be 0.  

3)it is the lenght of the path covered  3)it is the shortest lenght from initial position to final position.

by any object.

4)it is always positive.  4)it can be both positive or negative.

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 Distance

1.Distance is the path travelled by a body along any direction. E.g => distance travelled by a body is 2m.

2. It is a scalar quantity.

3.It is the actual path travelled by a body.

4.It is always positive.

Displacement

1.Displacement is the path travelled by a body in a particular specific direction. E.g. => displacement travelled by a body is 3m along south.

2.It is a vector quantity.

3.It is the shortest distance between initial and final position.

4.It can be either positive, negative or zero.

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Distance is the actual path covered and displacement is the shortest distance from the object to the point of origin.distance is scalar quantity while displacement is vector quantity.Hope dat helped

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which is better distance or displacement

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Distance is the actual path line and displacement is the shortest distance .
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The differences between distance and displacement ?an be summed up as follows
1)* The distance travelled by a body is actual length of a path covered by a moving body .
*The displacement is shortest length of path between initial and final point.
2)* The distance is a scalar quantity i.e. it has magnitude only, no specified direction.
*The displacement is a vector quantity i.e. magnitude as well as direction for verification.
3)The distance travelled by a body can never be zero.
* The displacement travelled by a body can be zero.
4)*The distance travelled by a body is always positive i.e. distance is always positive.
*The dispacement produced by a body can be positive or negative.
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Difference between distance and displacement

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displacement is a vector quantity. it is the shortest distance from initial point to the final point.
distance is a scalar quantity. 
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Distance is the total length covered by an object whereas displacement is the shortest length covered by an object. Distance is a scaler quantity whereas displacement is a vector quantity. Distance can be zero but not negative whereas displacement can be zero as well as negative.
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