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Speed and Velocity
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Speed and Velocity

In casual conversation velocity often is confused with speed or acceleration. But velocity has a very specific definition in physics.

Velocity refers to the rate at which an object changes position — including the direction of that change. Find out how to measure and describe velocity.

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