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For the instantaneous value of average velocity, average speed and average velocity are equal.

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When an object is moving along a straight line at a variable speed, we can express the magnitude of the rate of motion in terms of average velocity.It is the same way as we calculate average speed.

It's not. Unless you add a direction to speed it will not become velocity. Since positive and negative are sometimes used to denote direction, absolute value of velocity may equal speed (certain situations)

Distance = time * average speed (velocity) Average speed = Distance/time

yes, the average speed equals distance divided by time

The average velocity in a particular direction = distance travelled in that direction / time taken. Velocity is a vector so the direction is important. If I go from A to B and then return to A my average velocity will be zero. My speed, on the other hand, will not be zero.

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The magnitude of average velocity of an object equal to its average speed if that object is moving with CONSTANT velocity.

That is the case when you are talking about instantaneous speed and velocity - or when the velocity is constant. In the case of an average speed and velocity, this relation does not hold.

For example, an object goes in a circle, at a speed of 50 km/hour. The average speed is 50 km/hour; the average velocity is zero.

As long as there is no change in direction then they are effectively the same.

Velocity is speed and its direction. Average velocity is average speed and its direction.

velocity is a vector and speed is scalar. Velocity has magnitude and directions, with magnitude being speed. The magnitude of average velocity and average speed is the same.

no its a vector quantity,not a scalar quantity,bcz still it z a velocity bt NT a speed On a typical journey the average velocity is the straight-line distance between the start and finish, divided by the time taken, and it also has a direction. The average speed is the actual distance run, divided by the speed. The average speed might not be equal to the magnitude of the average velocity. For example on a round trip the average speed might be 40 mph, while the average velocity is zero.

The magnitude of the velocity is always equal to the speed. But velocity is a vector quantity (has a magnitude and direction) while speed is just a scalar quantity (only magnitude). So velocity and speed are never equal.

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Average velocity equals the average speed if (and only if) the motion is in the same direction. If not, the average speed, being the average of the absolute value of the velocity, will be larger.

No. Average velocity is still a velocity.Distance is a product of (a velocity or speed) times (a length of time).

YES!!!!!!!!!!!! A body can have equal velocity and speed at the same time. for suppose a body is travelling at 20m/s in north direction then the speed of the body is also equal to 20m/s. hence speed and velocity are equal in this case.

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