Term | Definition |
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Reference Point | The starting point you choose to describe the location, or position, of an object |

Position | An object's distance and direction from a reference point |

Motion | The process of changing position |

Displacement | The difference between the initial(first) postion and the final position of an object. |

Speed | A measure of the distance an object travels per unit of time |

Constant Speed | The rate of change of position in which the same distance is traveled each second |

Instantaneous Speed | Speed at a specific instant in time |

Average | Th total distance traveled divided by the total time taken to travel that distance |

Velocity | The speed and the direction of a moving object |

Acceleration | A measure of the change in velocity during a period of time |

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