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Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2006 2:16 am    Post subject: Re: Speed vs velocity.

brian a m stuckless wrote:
 Quote: The [DiFFERENCE] between SPEED and VELOCiTY: \$\$ o o o o \$\$ o o o vector \$\$ o o o PROjECTiON \$\$ A--------VELOCiTY vector v-->B - - - - - -> C \$\$ o o o \$\$ o o o \$\$ o o ..ANY actual PATH o \$\$ GUESS *SPEED* is CLEARLY, (..ANY actual PATH) / DURATiON. \$\$ VELOCiTY v is ANY measured or imagined VECTOR / DURATiON. \$\$ [CLEARLY, POSiTiON B is an ARBiTRARY point, ON the PATH]. \$\$ Any OTHER 2 points on the *SAME path* a DiFFERENT VECTOR. \$\$ \$\$ "Heisenberg was NOT WRONG ..just because he got caught, too often \$\$ ..trying to (focus) on BOTH ENDs of a velocity vector ..at ONCE". Sue... > > "Vectors". [Re: Speed vs velocity.] End of POST.

xxein: Do I have to think about Heisenberg if I already understand
more than he could explain? That was a yesterday to me.

My access is acting funny. I don't know if I posted or not. Please
excuse any duplicates.
brian a m stuckless
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Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2006 12:30 pm    Post subject: Speed vs velocity.

 Quote: The [DiFFERENCE] between SPEED and VELOCiTY: \$\$ o o o o

\$\$ o o o vector
\$\$ o o o PROjECTiON
\$\$ A--------VELOCiTY vector v-->B - - - - - -> C
\$\$ o o o
\$\$ o o o
\$\$ o o ..ANY actual PATH o
\$\$ GUESS *SPEED* is CLEARLY, (..ANY actual PATH) / DURATiON.
\$\$ VELOCiTY v is ANY measured or imagined VECTOR / DURATiON.
\$\$ [CLEARLY, POSiTiON B is an ARBiTRARY point, ON the PATH].
\$\$ Any OTHER 2 points on the *SAME path* a DiFFERENT VECTOR.
\$\$
\$\$ "Heisenberg was NOT WRONG ..just because he got caught, too often
\$\$ ..trying to (focus) on BOTH ENDs of a velocity vector ..at ONCE".

> Sue... > > "Vectors". [Re: Speed vs velocity.] End of POST.

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