Science Physics Questions

Physics
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1. Looking down at the spedometer of your car, you notice that the needle is pointing to 90km/hr (55 mph). What you are reading is the car's ___________. Explain what this means. 

2. Assume that a space shuttle takes off from Florida and circles Earth several times, finally landing in California. While the shuttle is in flight, a photographer flies from Florida to California to take pictures of the astronauts when they step off the shuttle. Who undergoes the greater displacement?

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1. The car's instantaneous speed - the speed of the car at that exact moment in time you look at the speedometer

2. The photographer since he has moved his position from Florida to California but the shutter has not yet arrived in California from Florida

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