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18 April, 23:43

True or False: The average speed of an object is always equal to the magnitude of the average velocity of the object. If False, then give an example of motion where this is false. If True, then explain why.

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  1. 19 April, 00:19
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    Average speed is defined as the ratio of total distance to the total time taken. It is a scalar quantity.

    Average velocity is defined as the total displacement to the total time taken. It is a vector quantity.

    They both are equal, if the motion is straight line.

    So, every time it is not true.
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