Principles of Physics: A Calculus-Based Text

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Author: Raymond A. Serway, John W. Jewett

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In reaching her destination, a backpacker walks with an average velocity of 1.17 m/s, due west. This average velocity results, because she hikes for 6.57 km with an average velocity of 2.53 m/s, due west, turns around, and hikes with an average velocity of 0.425 m/s, due east. How far east did she walk?

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