# What is her average velocity?

meteoguy04
Hi,

I'm having trouble with two physics problems.

- Ashley runs 3.0 km in 4.00 minutes. What is her average velocity? The answer is 45 but I can't figure out how to get it.

- A train moving at 15 km/hr takes 1 minute to come to a stop, find its rate of acceleration, its average velocity and the distance it takes to stop.

Rate of Acceleration
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15/60 = .25

Average Velocity
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Need help finding this

Distance
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15/3.6 = 4.16

4.16 m/s
-------- = .069 m/s^2
60s

Thanks!

- Ashley runs 3.0 km in 4.00 minutes. What is her average velocity? The answer is 45 but I can't figure out how to get it.

Use the equation
v=d/t
v=3/4

- A train moving at 15 km/hr takes 1 minute to come to a stop, find its rate of acceleration, its average velocity and the distance it takes to stop.

To find your average velocity, use the same equation as I used above (do it yourself this time so you learn.)

meteoguy04
Thanks quantum!

I got 3/4 = .75 = .75*60 = 45 for the first one...

For the second one I got 15/60 = .25*60 = 15...

Thanks again!

HallsofIvy