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Homework Help: Kinematics(Find Distance Between 2 curves)

  1. Oct 8, 2009 #1

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  3. Oct 8, 2009 #2

    Andrew Mason

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    I can't view your graphs but I expect they show two curves on a speed vs. time graph, one for each runner both starting from (0,0).

    The area under each graph gives the distance. What you have to do is find the time when the area (= speed x time = distance) under the winner's graph is equal to 100 m. Then calculate the area under the loser's graph at that time to find the loser's distance.

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