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A tool for the study of motion that uses a series of images to show the position of a moving object after equal time intervals. 


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The point in a coordinate system at which the variables have a zero value. 


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A quantity that has only magnitude. 


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A quantity that has both magnitude and a direction. 


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The vector quantity that defines the distance and direction between two positions. 


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A scalar quantity that is the length, or size, of the displacement vector. 


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The sum of two or more vectors. 


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The process of breaking a vector into its components. 


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Scalar projections of the component vectors, with positive or negative signs, indicating their directions. 


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The ratio of the total distance traveled to the time interval. 

