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6th Edition

Stewart + 5 others

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780840068071

Chapter 2.4, Problem 1E

To determine

**To fill:** The average speed if travel distance is 100 miles in 2 hour.

Expert Solution

Average speed is

**Given:**

Total distance travelled is 100 miles and total time taken to travel that distance is 2 hour.

**Calculation:**

Average speed of any body is the ratio of total distance covered by the body to the total time taken to cover that distance.

Substitute 100 for total distance travelled and 2 hour for total time taken in equation (1)

Thus, the average speed is