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Secondary IV • 2yr.

Hello! In my assignment, I have to find the displacement in meters of a car if it has driven at 1.5 m / s for 30 seconds. What should I do?


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  • Explanation from Alloprof

    Explanation from Alloprof

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    Team Alloprof • 2yr.


    First, remember that speed is a variation of position compared to a variation of time. It can be determined using the following formula:

    v = Δx/Δt


    Δx = variation in position 


    Δt = variation in time 

    If you know the speed and the time variation, you can isolate the displacement variable using the formula previously mentioned, like this:

    Δx = Δt × v

    Finally, you can replace the variables with the data provided to you!


    I hope you found my answer helpful, do not hesitate to ask more questions!

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