Terms  Definitions 

Vector 
Has

Scalar 
Only has magnitude (distance). Ex: 5 meters.

Speed 
How fast something is moving. No direction involved. Ex: 5/2 meters/second.

Velocity 
When you specify both the speed and the direction. Is a vector. V for vector! Ex: 5/2 meters/second to the right.

Vector 
Has a magnitude (distance) and a direction. Ex: 5 meters to the right. Symbol is an arrow thing.

Vector 
Has

Scalar 
Only has magnitude (distance). Ex: 5 meters.

Speed 
How fast something is moving. No direction involved. Ex: 5/2 meters/second.

Velocity 
When you specify both the speed and the direction. Is a vector. V for vector! Ex: 5/2 meters/second to the right.

Vector 
Has a magnitude (distance) and a direction. Ex: 5 meters to the right. Symbol is an arrow thing.

Vector 
Has

Scalar 
Only has magnitude (distance). Ex: 5 meters.

Speed 
How fast something is moving. No direction involved. Ex: 5/2 meters/second.

Velocity 
When you specify both the speed and the direction. Is a vector. V for vector! Ex: 5/2 meters/second to the right.

Vector 
Has a magnitude (distance) and a direction. Ex: 5 meters to the right. Symbol is an arrow thing.

Steps for problem solving 
Write out all givens, convert everything to the same units, find an equation with only one variable, solve

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