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Homework Help: Need help w/ this problem

  1. Oct 28, 2004 #1
    An object travels in a straight line at a uniform velocity of 10 m/s for 3 seconds and then travels for 2 seconds at a constant speed of 5 meters per second in the same direction. Calculate the total distance traveled.
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  3. Oct 28, 2004 #2
    pleez maybe a formula or two ill do the rest of it!
  4. Oct 28, 2004 #3
    post this in the homework help forum, that's a more appropriate place!
  5. Oct 28, 2004 #4


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    As I said in the other thread where you asked the same question, you only need one formula. If I tell you what it looks like I will have done too much already. We're supposed to offer hints here, not complete solutions.
  6. Oct 28, 2004 #5


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    If you are going to grandmas house for thanksgiving dinner and it takes you 1 hr to get there when you drive at 60 mi/hr, how far is it to grandmas house?
  7. Oct 29, 2004 #6


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    Uniform velocity then constant speed in the same direction.

    Interesting choice of words.

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