Which of the following is true for displacement?

(a) It cannot be zero.

(b) Its magnitude is greater than the distance travelled by the object.

Asked by Vishal kumar | 2 years ago |  284

1 Answer

Solution :-

Neither of the statements are true. Statement

(a) is false because the displacement of an object which travels a certain distance and comes back to its initial position is zero. Statement

(b) is false because the displacement of an object can be equal to, but never greater than, the distance travelled.

Answered by Vishal kumar | 2 years ago

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