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Posted by **feven** on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 2:08pm.

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**Elena**, Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 2:14pmDisplacement is the difference between the final and initial position of a point. It is a vector quantity that refers to "how far out of place an object is"; it is the object's overall change in position.

The magnitude of displacement is the “length of the vector”.

Distance - length of path - is a scalar quantity that refers to "how much ground an object has covered" during its motion.

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