AQA GCSE Physics Distance and Displacement

Resources

The specification will tell you most of the answers to these questions. The fun starts on page 50 – https://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/physics/specifications/AQA-8463-SP-2016.PDF

2. You may also find the BBC Bitesize website helpful also. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zwc7pbk/revision/1

Questions

  1. What is meant by the term distance? 
  2. Does distance need a direction? E.g. 4 m North East 
  3. What is meant by the term ‘scalar’? 
  4. Write down a description of the term ‘displacement’? 
  5. Displacement is a vector quantity. What is a vector?

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