CameraIcon
CameraIcon
SearchIcon
MyQuestionIcon
MyQuestionIcon
Question

What is the difference between rotational and circular motion? Give an example of each motion.

Open in App
Solution

Rotational motion is a type of motion in which a body rotates about its own axis, and circular motion is a type of motion where a body moves in a circle.

Example of rotational motion: Earth rotating about its own axis
Example of circular motion: A stone that is tied to a rope and is swung in circles

flag
Suggest Corrections
thumbs-up
19
Join BYJU'S Learning Program
similar_icon
Related Videos
thumbnail
lock
Rotation and Translation
PHYSICS
Watch in App
Join BYJU'S Learning Program
CrossIcon