Distinguish between speed and velocity.

The velocity of an object can be defined as the rate of change of the object’s position with respect to a frame of reference and time. It might sound complicated but velocity is basically speeding in a specific direction. It is a vector quantity. 

Speed is measured as the ratio of distance to the time in which the distance was covered. Speed is a scalar quantity as it has only direction and no magnitude.

The difference between speed and velocity is given below

Speed Velocity
The rate at which an object covers a certain distance is known as speed. The rate at which an object changes position in a certain direction.
It cannot be negative or zero It can be negative or zero
It is a scalar quantity It is a vector quantity
The SI unit is m/s The SI unit is m/s

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