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Can you explain x=1/2(vi+vf)t?

  1. Feb 9, 2016 #1
    Can you explain, or prove why we have this equation as i'm interested in learning the equation as well as knowing from where that people derive it?
    Thanks
     
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  3. Feb 9, 2016 #2

    jedishrfu

    Staff: Mentor

    What does 1/2 * (vi + vf) suggest to you?

    If I were to drive my car at 10mph and then over a given time period accelerate to 20mph then what would 1/2*(10+20) represent?
     
  4. Feb 10, 2016 #3
    wrong answer - edited
     
    Last edited: Feb 10, 2016
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