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Terminology(or physics) problem (speed and velocity)

  1. Apr 9, 2013 #1
    Since velocity is a vector, when I say an object is moving with constant speed in a straight line, am I just saying that it is moving with constant velocity?

    And if someone says that an object is "moving with constant velocity in a straight line", the straight line part is actually unnecessary.

    Is that correct?
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  3. Apr 9, 2013 #2


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    Both are correct! :biggrin:
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