Problem 1DQ

Does the speedometer of a car measure speed or velocity? Explain.

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Solution 1DQ Speedometer measures speed only. It won’t measure velocity. Since velocity is a vector quantity, it can not be directly measured using speedometer. Speedometer just provides the speed of a vehicle using simple sensing instruments.

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