student writes, “A bird that is diving for prey has a speed of ? 10 m /s .” What is wrong with the student’s statement? What has the student actually described? Explain.
Step-by-step solution Step 1 of 2 Speed has no direction, it is a scalar quantity. But student is saying that speed is , so his statement is wrong because he is mentioning speed with a negative sign.
Textbook: Physics: Principles with Applications
Author: Douglas C. Giancoli
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