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# Speed, Time and Distance

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Direction---Velocity: List the given and unknown values, perform any necessary conversions, write the equation for speed, insert the known values into the equation, and solve.

1. Find the velocity in meters per second of a swimmer who swims exactly 110 m toward the shore in 72 s.

2. Find the velocity in meters per second of a baseball thrown 38 m from third base to first base in 1.7 s.

3. Calculate the distance in meters a cyclist would travel in 5.00 hours at an average velocity of 12.0 km/h to southwest.

4. Calculate the time in seconds an Olympic skier would take to finish a 2.6 km race at an average velocity of 28 m/s downhill.

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1. Find the velocity in meters per second of a swimmer who swims exactly 110 m toward the shore in 72 s.
Given: distance d = 110 m, time t = 72 s
Velocity v = d/t = 110/72 = 1.53 m/s

2. Find the ...

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