Flashcards in SP1a - Vectors And Scalars Deck (9)
What is a scalar quantity with examples?
A quantity that only has a size like mass and time
What is a vector quantity with examples?
A quantity that has a size and direction like weight, acceleration and force
What is speed and it’s unit?
How fast something is going in m/s
What is velocity and it’s unit?
The speed an object is going and the direction it’s travelling in in m/s
What quantity is displacement?
A vector quantity as its distance in a specific direction
What is the displacement if the start and finish are the same?
What is displacement?
The distance between two points covered in a straight line
What is acceleration?
How fast the velocity is changing