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## What is the unit of direction in velocity?

Velocity | |
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As a change of direction occurs while the racing cars turn on the curved track, their velocity is not constant. | |

Common symbols | v, v, v→ |

Other units | mph, ft/s |

In SI base units | m/s |

**Do you have to include direction in velocity?**

When evaluating the velocity of an object, one must keep track of direction. It would not be enough to say that an object has a velocity of 55 mi/hr. One must include direction information in order to fully describe the velocity of the object.

### What is velocity give the SI unit of velocity?

Velocity is a vector quantity that refers to the rate at which an object changes its position. It is a vector expression of the displacement that an object or particle undergoes with respect to time. The SI unit of velocity is meter/second.

**What is a measurement of velocity that lacks direction?**

What is speed? Speed is a measurement of how fast an object moves relative to a reference point. It does not have a direction and is considered a magnitude or scalar quantity.

#### Does velocity have a unit?

The SI unit for velocity is m/s. Velocity is a vector and thus has a direction.

**How do you find the velocity of a moving object?**

velocity = speed + direction of motion Things that have both a magnitude and a direction are called vectors. More on vectors in Ch.3. For 1D motion (motion along a straight line, like on an air track), we can represent the direction of motion with a +/– sign = going right always! = going left vA = –10 m/s vB = +10 m/s

## What is the velocity of an airplane due north?

The plane is known to be moving at 45.0 m/s due north relative to the air mass, while its velocity relative to the ground (its total velocity) is 38.0 m/s in a direction west of north. Figure 5. An airplane is known to be heading north at 45.0 m/s, though its velocity relative to the ground is 38.0 m/s at an angle west of north.

**What is the constant velocity of the body in the equation?**

In the equation, x 0 is the displacement at time t, v is the constant velocity of the body . The SI unit of velocity is m/s (m⋅s−1). Other units and dimensions of velocity are given in the table below.

### What is the final velocity when acceleration is 4 m/s?

For example, if your initial velocity was 3 m/s and your object acceleration is 4 m/s, your final velocity is 7 m/s (3 + 4 = 7).