Find the best tutors and institutes for Class 10 Tuition

Find Best Class 10 Tuition

Please select a Category.

Please select a Locality.

No matching category found.

No matching Locality found.

Outside India?

Search for topics

Difference between distance and displacement

Aakash Gupta
02 Jul 1 0
Distance Displacement
It is a scalar quantity It is a vector quantity.
It has only magnitude. It has both magnitude and direction.

It will always have a positive value.

It can have positive or negative value both.

If a body is in motion, then distance cannot be zero. 

If a motion is in motion, the displacement can be zero if the body returns to its original position.

It is the total path length covered.

It is the shortest distance between the final and the initial point.
1 Dislike
Follow 1

Please Enter a comment


Other Lessons for You

Class 9 Motion
What is Motion? Change of position concerning time is called a motion. e.g. moving car, moving blades of a fan and many more. - The motion also depends on the frame of reference - Now what is the structure...

Swapnil S. | 13 Jul

0 0

Circular Motion
Uniform Circular Motion:-Circular motion is said to the uniform if the speed of the particle (along with the circular path) remains constant. Angular Displacement:- Scalar form:- ?S = r?θ Vector...

Shubham Tomar | 24/08/2018

0 0

Mathematical representation of momentum of an object
Suppose an object having mass m has an initial velocity u and after certain time t it attains a velocity v. Now momentum P1=mu and P2=mv So change in momentum =P2-P1=mv-mu =m(v-u) So the rate of change...

Soumi Roy | 19/05/2018

0 0

Graphical representation of motion equations
Equation of Motion (For Uniformly Accelerated Motion) First Equation: v = u + at Final velocity = Initial velocity + Acceleration × Time Graphical Derivation Suppose a body has initial...

Soumi Roy | 24/03/2018

1 0

Looking for Class 10 Tuition ?

Find best Class 10 Tuition in your locality on UrbanPro.

Are you a Tutor or Training Institute?

Join UrbanPro Today to find students near you

Find Best Class 10 Tuition ?

Find Now » is India's largest network of most trusted tutors and institutes. Over 25 lakh students rely on, to fulfill their learning requirements across 1,000+ categories. Using, parents, and students can compare multiple Tutors and Institutes and choose the one that best suits their requirements. More than 6.5 lakh verified Tutors and Institutes are helping millions of students every day and growing their tutoring business on Whether you are looking for a tutor to learn mathematics, a German language trainer to brush up your German language skills or an institute to upgrade your IT skills, we have got the best selection of Tutors and Training Institutes for you. Read more