University Physics with Modern Physics (14th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Motion Along a Straight Line - Problems - Exercises - Page 62: 2.59


a. 197 m/s. b. 169 m/s.

Work Step by Step

The average velocity is $v_{av}=\frac{\Delta y}{\Delta t}$. Let the positive direction be upward. a. $v_{av}=\frac{\Delta y}{\Delta t}=\frac{1000m-63m}{4.75s}=197m/s$ b. $v_{av}=\frac{\Delta y}{\Delta t}=\frac{1000m-0m}{5.90s}=169m/s$
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