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Homework Help: Can an object have a positive velocity and a negative displacement?

  1. Sep 7, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    can an object have a positive velocity and a negative displacement?
    can an object have a negative velocity and a displacement of zero?
    can an object have a value for distance and an average speed of zero?

    PLEASE EXPLAIN EACH CASE TO ME!!! PLEASE LOL :P


    2. Relevant equations

    No relevant equations.

    3. The attempt at a solution

    I tried but its just really a straight answer.
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 7, 2008 #2
    does anyone know? please help me!
     
  4. Sep 7, 2008 #3

    tiny-tim

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    Welcome to PF!

    Hi sciencehelp77! Welcome to PF! :smile:
    uh-uh … you do the work …

    just approach this logically …

    first, tell us what the definitions of displacement, velocity, and speed are …

    and then what do you think the answers are? :smile:
     
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