University Physics with Modern Physics (14th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Motion Along a Straight Line - Problems - Discussion Questions: Q2.14

Answer

No.

Work Step by Step

Consider a simple counterexample. Start from rest (initial v = 0). Drive a kilometer away along a straight line, and then stop (final v = 0). The average velocity is not zero, but the average of the initial and final velocities is zero.
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