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Homework Help: Help w/ average velocity

  1. Sep 16, 2005 #1
    If an arrow is shot upward on the moon with a velocity of , its height in meters after seconds is given by .

    (a) Find the average velocity over the given time intervals.

    Do not round off your answers.
    t=[1,2],[1,1.5],[1,1.1],[1,1.01],[1,1.001]
     
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  3. Sep 16, 2005 #2

    StatusX

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    average velocity = total distance travelled/time elapsed
     
  4. Sep 16, 2005 #3

    robphy

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    In the above, the right-hand side is actually the "average speed".

    average velocity = total displacement travelled/time elapsed
     
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