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### Mathematics

*Basics*In physics, maths is used as a tool to solve problems related to the relationships between quantities.

### Kinematics

*Mechanics*Kinematics is the study of moving objects.

### Misconceptions

*Exam tips*A misconception is an incorrect idea about something that is common among non-experts.

### Distance and displacement

*Mechanics*Distance is a scalar quantity. The vector equivalent is displacement.

### Velocity and speed

*Mechanics*Velocity is the vector equivalent of speed. Since speed is the distance travelled per unit time, this means that velocity is displacement travelled per unit time.