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Unformatted text preview: Total length of path Displacement: Distance from origin (has magnitude and direction) Speed: Rate of change of position (independent of direction) Velocity: Rate of change from origin (has magnitude and direction) Why is the average velocity greatest for 200 meters? Joseph B. Keller; p. 112 of Armenti. Distance events from all sports follow a similar trend J. Strnad; p. 115 of Armenti. Halliday & Resnick, ch. 2. Which sprinter is quicker? Which is faster? Brancazio Fig. 1.5. A) Sprinter A is quicker and faster B) Sprinter B is quicker and faster C) Sprinter A is quicker; B is faster D) Sprinter B is quicker; A is faster Acceleration and deceleration of a baseball runner Hay. Batters must decide quickly whether to swing Adair Fig. 33....
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 Fall '08
 Mcwilliams,R
 Physics, Acceleration

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