Distance, Displacement

 

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Types of motion:

1. Linear motion (translational motion)

2. Rotational motion (circular motion)

3. Oscillatory motion (Vibratory motion)

Displacement:

Distance moved by a body in a specified direction is called displacement. It is denoted by letter‘s’ and has both magnitude and direction. Distance is the movement from one point to another. The Si unit for displacement is the metre (m).