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Direction and Average Velocity of a Bird's Flight

A bird flies north at 20 m/s for 30 seconds. It rests for 18 seconds and then flies east at 25 m/s for 32 seconds. Find the average velocity for the entire trip and the direction headed.

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Please view the attached figure.

Average velocity = Total distance covered/time taken

From the figure we can determine the ...

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The solution provides step-by-step instruction on how to find the average velocity for the a bird's migration as well as the direction headed with the aid of a diagram.