# What's the difference between speed and velocity? (answer)

Speed is a scalar, meaning it just has magnitude where velocity is a vector meaning it has magnitude and direction.

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Speed is a scalar, meaning it just has magnitude where velocity is a vector meaning it has magnitude and direction.

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