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What is linear movement?

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What is linear movement?

Movement and Motion:

Motion is the movement of an object from one position in space to another. Physics looks at a variety of motion types, as well as aspects of motion like velocity and momentum. Three main types of motion, classified by their direction, are linear, rotary, and oscillating motion.

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Linear motion is the movement of an object in one dimension, from one place to another in a straight line. This is also called forward motion, but it...

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