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Need help - Average Speed-Interval Problem

  1. Feb 5, 2007 #1
    need help ASAP- Average Speed--Interval Problem

    Average Speed--Interval Problem

    Question: A caiman swims 160 meters at a speed of 10 m/s. It then enters a stream and slows to 4 m/s for 310 meters. What is the average speed of this cousin of the crocodile?

    Equation given: Average speed is total distance divided by total time
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  3. Feb 6, 2007 #2


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    Well, can you calculate the total distance covered with the given information?
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