College Physics (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32160-183-1
ISBN 13: 978-0-32160-183-4

Chapter 2 - Kinematics: Description of Motion - Learning Path Questions and Exercises - Conceptual Questions: 4

Answer

No, average speed and average velocity are not same. Instantaneous speed is magnitude of velocity but average speed and average velocity is given by:- average speed = total distance traveled/ total time taken average velocity=total displacement/total time taken

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No, average speed and average velocity are not same. Instantaneous speed is magnitude of velocity but average speed and average velocity is given by:- average speed = total distance traveled/ total time taken average velocity=total displacement/total time taken
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