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Average speed

  1. Sep 16, 2011 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    A car travels east at 86 km/h for 6 h. It then travels 50.0° east of north at 112 km/h for 6 h.
    (a) What is the average speed for the trip?

    How do I solve for the average speed?
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  3. Sep 16, 2011 #2


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    What's the definition of average speed?

    You'll need to know that before you can calculate it.
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