A bus makes a trip according to the position-time graph shown in the drawing. What is the average velocity (magnitude and direction) of the bus during (a) segment A, (b) segment B, and (c) segment C? Express your answers in km/h. +50.0 +40.0 +30.0 +20.0 +10.0 0.5 1.0 1.5 2.5 3.0 2.0 Time i (h) (a) Number Units (b) Number Units (c) Number Units Position x (km)

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A bus makes a trip according to the position-time graph shown in the drawing. What is the average velocity (magnitude
and direction) of the bus during (a) segment A, (b) segment B, and (c) segment C? Express your answers in km/h.
+50.0
+40.0
+30.0
+20.0
+10.0
0.5
1.0
1.5
2.5
3.0
2.0
Time i (h)
(a) Number
Units
(b) Number
Units
(c) Number
Units
Position x (km)
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A bus makes a trip according to the position-time graph shown in the drawing. What is the average velocity (magnitude and direction) of the bus during (a) segment A, (b) segment B, and (c) segment C? Express your answers in km/h. +50.0 +40.0 +30.0 +20.0 +10.0 0.5 1.0 1.5 2.5 3.0 2.0 Time i (h) (a) Number Units (b) Number Units (c) Number Units Position x (km)

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