# An object travels in a straight line at a uniform velocity

#### SpeedeRi2

can u pleez help me w/ the rest of the problem

of 10 m/s for 3 seconds and then travels for 2 seconds at a constant speed of 5 meters per second in the same direction. Calculate the total distance traveled.

Thanks!

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#### Fredrik

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There's a very simple equation that states the relationship between distance, time and velocity. All you have to do is use it, twice. Then add the two distances.

#### T@P

rate * time = distance.
so in your case, it would simply be 10 (m/s) * 3 (s)= 30 m (note the units come out to meters)

Edit: this is way to simple a problem to do it all for him. Let the poster think for himself.

Integral

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#### dextercioby

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Integral said:
Edit: this is way to simple a problem to do it all for him. Let the poster think for himself.

Integral
He's probably upset you didn't use an integral to solve the problem...
:tongue2:

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