Introduction to Displacement & Differences between Displacement and Distance
An introduction to Displacement including many different descriptions of displacement. This video also describes the differences between displacement and distance. There are also three different examples illustrating those differences.
Times of Content:
0:23 First description of displacement
1:13 The symbol for displacement
2:32 The equation for displacement
3:28 Dimensions for displacement
4:16 Defining magnitude
4:50 Displacement does not equal distance
5:34 Defining Directions (up does not equal North)
7:35 1st Example
8:28 2nd Example
9:27 3rd Example (my personal favorite)
On 2014.07/25, I updated this video to make it 50 seconds shorter. How? I fast forwarded through my running at 9:27.