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Chapter 2, Problem 22PQ
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When is the average speed of a particle moving along one straight line less than the magnitude of its average velocity over the same time interval?

To determine

For a particle in a straight line motion, when is average speed smaller than average velocity.

Explanation of Solution

Write the expression for magnitude average velocity

  |vav||Δx|Δt (I)

Here, Δx is the displacement, Δt is the time interval, and vav is the average velocity

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