Physics Technology Update (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32190-308-0
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Chapter 2 - One-Dimensional Kinematics - Problems and Conceptual Exercises - Page 49: 21

Answer

(a) See the graph (b) $v_{av}=7.4~m/s$
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Work Step by Step

$1~min=60~s$ $t_{0}=0,~t_{f}=(7.5~min)(\frac{60~s}{1~min})=450~s$ $x_{i}=0,~x_{f}=3330~m$ $v_{av}=\frac{\Delta x}{\Delta t}=\frac{x_{f}-x_{i}}{t_{f}-t_{i}}=\frac{3330~m-0}{450~s-0}=7.4~m/s$
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