hey guys im very new to physics and its just not making sense at the moment and i know this is a very simple question but i just dont get how to get the velocity !! ive worked out the average speed but i have no idea what the next step is to get the velocity, any hints would be very much appreciated cheers =)(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

1. 2.A straight track is 1600 m in length. A runner begins at the starting line, runs due east for the full length of the track, turns around, and runs halfway back. The time for this run is five minutes.

What is the runnerâ€™s average velocity

and what is his average speed?

2. v=x/t

3. what ive worked out so far is distance is 2400m and 5 minutes is 300s

average speed = 2400m / 300s

= 8.0 m/s

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# Homework Help: Average velocity question

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