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**1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data**

A vehicle accelerates from 2 m/s to 26 m/s in 12 seconds. Determine the acceleration. Also find the average velocity and the distance travelled.

**2. Relevant equations**

Average velocity = Total distance/ time taken

**3. The attempt at a solution**

Acceleration = (26-2)/12 = 2m/s

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Average velocity = ???

Ok the answer for average velocity is = (26+2)/2 = 12.

Total distance = 14*12 =168m.

My question is how is the average velocity computed like this?? WHy 26+2???? And why divided by 2? Isn't the total time taken 12 seconds? SHouldn't it be divided by 12? ANy help would be Appreciated.