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# Under what circumstances does distance traveled equal

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Problem 2CQ

Problem 2CQ

Under what circumstances does distance traveled equal magnitude of displacement? What is the only case in which magnitude of displacement and displacement are exactly the same?

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Problem 2CQ

The distance traveled will to equal magnitude of displacement only if the motion is a along a straight line.

The only case in which magnitude of displacement and displacement are exactly the same is when there is no change in direction of  motion.

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