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# Velocity and Its Components

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### What is the relationship between velocity and direction?

A point always moves in a direction that is tangent to its path.

### What is velocity and how is it defined?

Velocity is a quantity that designates how fast and in what direction a point is moving. It is defined as the time rate at which the point is moving along its path.

### How is the magnitude of velocity calculated?

The magnitude of velocity, or speed, is calculated as the distance moved divided by the time taken.

### What is average speed and how is it calculated?

<p>Average speed is the speed of a point during a given time interval. It is calculated by dividing the distance moved by the time taken.</p> Signup and view all the answers

### Can the speed of a point vary around its average?

<p>Yes, the speed of a point at any instant may vary considerably around its average speed.</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the average speed of a train that travels 100 km in 2 hours?

<p>50 km per hour</p> Signup and view all the answers

### How is the speed of a point at any instant approximated?

<p>By finding the average speed for a short time interval</p> Signup and view all the answers

### Which quantity designates how fast and in what direction a point is moving?

<p>Speed</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the relationship between the direction of a point's motion and a circular path?

<p>Tangent</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the magnitude of velocity?

<p>Speed</p> Signup and view all the answers

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