Name ___________________________Date _________ Introductory Physics UNIT 2: MOTION DISTANCE AND DISPLACEMENT WORKSHEET Instructions: Answer the following questions and complete any graphs. 1. What is motion? 2. How can you tell if motion has taken place? 3. What is the origin on a graph when graphing motion? 4. What is the unit for distance or displacement? 5. What does it mean if something is a scalar quantity? 6. What does it mean if something is a vector quantity? 7. What is the difference between positive and negative displacement? 8. What is the difference between distance and displacement? Flip to other side! 9. Find the distance traveled and the total displacement of the car in each of the following situations: Start/Finish X Distance: _______________ Displacement: ___________ 450 meters around Finish X Start 15 meters Distance: ______________ Displacement: __________ 60 meters