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Velocity is motion in straight line and angular means related to angle. Explain in simple...

Question:

Velocity is motion in straight line and angular means related to angle. Explain in simple language what it means by angular velocity ?

Motion:

Motion is the state of an object and we can perceive that an object is in motion if it covers a certain distance over time with respect to its original position.

Answer and Explanation:

If velocity is the motion in a straight line, then angular motion is the motion in a circular path. Velocity has a unit of m/s while angular velocity is measured in radians per second.


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