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Astronomy Follow-up
Lesson: Introduction to Motion

(1) What is the difference between speed and velocity?
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(2) As a roller coaster car starts down a slope, its speed is 4 m/s. But 3 seconds later, at the bottom, its speed is 22 m/s. Answer the following questions:

 

  • What is the initial speed of the roller coaster car?

 

  • What is the final speed of the roller coaster car?

 

  • How much time did the car spend coming down the slope?

 

  • What was the acceleration of the car?

 

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