Average Speed vs. Instantaneous Speed

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Homework Statement


A book falls off a shelf and lands on the floor. Which is greater, the book's average speed or its instantaneous speed right before it lands?


Homework Equations


v = d/t


The Attempt at a Solution


I think its the instantaneous speed because the book accelerates over time.
 

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you are right
 

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