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What is the Difference Between Speed and Velocity? Or, Distinguish Between Speed and Velocity.

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Speed of a body is the distance travelled by it per unit time

Velocity of a body is the the distance travelled by it per unit time in a given direction

In Speed, the direction of motion of the body is not specifie

In Velocity, the direction of motion of the body is specified
Speed has only magnitude, so speed is a scalar quantityVelocity has both, magnitude as well as direction, so velocity is a vector quantity

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