Topic: Kinematics and Equations       Subtopic: Types of Motion

What is difference between circular and rotatory motion?

Answer: A body moving along a circular path is said to be in circular motion while if a body spins around it's axis then it is said to be in rotatory motion. For example a stone attached to string is whirled in a circle is circular motion while rotation of stone around it's own axis is rotatory motion.

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