ch02-p007 - 7. Converting to seconds, the running times are...

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12 avg avg . LL ss tt = ¡ = From this we obtain 2 21 1 1 1 1 148.15 1 1 0.00135 1.4 m 147.95 t L L L t §· −= − = = ¨¸ ©¹ where we set L 1 1000 m in the last step. Thus, if L 1 and L 2 are no different than about 1.4 m, then runner 1 is indeed faster than runner 2. However, if L 1 is shorter than
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This note was uploaded on 09/03/2009 for the course PHYS 1200 taught by Professor Stoler during the Spring '06 term at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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