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1

What is a scalar quantity with examples?

A quantity that only has a size like mass and time

2

What is a vector quantity with examples?

A quantity that has a size and direction like weight, acceleration and force

3

What is speed and it’s unit?

How fast something is going in m/s

4

What is velocity and it’s unit?

The speed an object is going and the direction it’s travelling in in m/s

5

What quantity is displacement?

A vector quantity as its distance in a specific direction

6

What is the displacement if the start and finish are the same?

0

7

What is displacement?

The distance between two points covered in a straight line

8

What is acceleration?

How fast the velocity is changing

9

What is momentum?

A combination of mass and velocity