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# What is the difference between uniform linear motion and uniform circular motion ?

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## Uniform Linear motion: 1. An object is said to move in uniform linear motion , if it travels in straight line and covers equal DISTANCE in equal time interval. 2. No change in direction. 3.. SPEED is constant and constant velocity. 4. Acceleration is zero. Example: A car moving forward at speed of 40km/h towards North direction. Uniform circular motion: 1. When a body moves in circular path with uniform speed , it's motion is called uniform circular motion. 2. Motion is said to be accelerated. 3. SPEED is constant but direction of motion changes every point. Example: An Athelete running in a circular path. Uniform Linear Motion: Velocity is constant & thus it is a uniform motion. Acceleration is zero. Uniform Circular Motion: Velocity is not constant due to continuous change in Direction & thus it is not a uniform motion. Acceleration is called Centripetal acceleration. LIKE IF SATISFIED

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