GCSE Physics

Displacement & Velocity

Penny walks quickly around the outside of a football pitch.
She walks 50 m north, 25 m east and 50 m south. This takes 50 seconds.

  1. what is the distance she has walked... 50 + 25 + 50 = 125 m

  2. what is her final displacement... 25 m east

  3. what is her average speed...

  4. what is her average velocity...

How did you get on? If you still can't quite get your head round it, go back over the earlier sections.
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