Can displacement be greater than, less than, or equal to total distance?

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In a hypothetical situation, including every type of hypothetical situations, can a displacement be greater than, less than, or equal to the total distance?
 

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In a hypothetical situation, including every type of hypothetical situations, can a displacement be greater than, less than, or equal to the total distance?
What do you think, and why ?
 
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I think it can be less than or equal to, but never greater than because displacement is always going to the net distance; in other words, the final distance subtracted from the initial distance.
 

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