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Chapter 8.4, Problem 2BYG
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Explain traffic flow, density, and average speed.

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Explain the terms traffic flow, density, and average speed.

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Traffic flow:

Traffic flow is the number of vehicles per hour in the given location.

Consider the expression for the traffic flow in seconds.

q=3600nT

Here,

n is number of vehicles, and

T is time.

And the product of density and the average speed is also known as traffic flow.

Density:

The number of cars occupy the stretch of a highway, is known as density. This is also known as traffic density

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