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When the object, whose location is being measured, is at the reference point for measuring displacement.

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Q: When would displacement equal to zero?
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When can displacement be equal to zero?

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When can displacement equal to zero?

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Can there be zero displacement and nonzero average velocity?

It is not possible because the average velocity is equal to the displacement in a given time interval, ie: V = (displacement) / (time interval) As the zero displacement average speed will also be zero.

A young man exerted a force of 9000 newtons on a standstill car but was unable to move it how much work was done?

Work is equal to the product of the applied force and the displacement. Since the displacement is zero, the work is also equal to zero.

If the displacement is zero then is the average velocity also zero?

Average velocity is zero if the displacement is zero. Average velocity = Displacement/Time = 0/Time = 0.

When is workdone by force is zero?

work done on an object zero by a force would be zero isif the displacement of the object is zero

Explain that can displacement be zero even if distance is not equal to zero?

If the distance is measured from a point other than the initial position of the object.

What is the angle between force and displacement in case of negative and zero work?

-- Negative work is the result of force and displacement in opposite directions. -- Zero work is the result of either force perpendicular to displacement, or zero force, or zero displacement.

What is greater distance or displacement?

Distance is greater , because displacement can be zero ,but, distance cannot be zero.

Give an example where displacement is zero but distance is not?

when the body moves circularly from a point 'A' to a then the displacement will be zero(displacement is the shortest diatance from the initial point to final point) and the distance will not be zero.

Why any number multiplied to zero results to zero?

if it didn't equal zero then what else would it equal

Is it possible that displasment is zero but not the distance?

Yes. If you end up where you started, your displacement is zero, but the distance you travel is the actual amount of ground covered. For example, if you made a round trip of 50 miles, your displacement would be zero miles, but your distance would be 50 miles. This is because the final position and the initial position are the same. Round trips always have a displacement of zero.

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