# Need help w/ this problem

#### SpeedeRi2

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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#### SpeedeRi2

pleez maybe a formula or two ill do the rest of it!

#### stunner5000pt

post this in the homework help forum, that's a more appropriate place!

#### Fredrik

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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.

#### Integral

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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?

#### ek

Uniform velocity then constant speed in the same direction.

Interesting choice of words.

:yuck:

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