Posted by **Jon** on Tuesday, April 15, 2008 at 2:04pm.

A boy is cycling at a constant speed along a straight road to his school. The postions of the boy after fixed time intervals are observed.

a. What type of position-time graph can be expected for the motion of the bicycle?

b. How can the average velocity of the bicycle be calculated?

c. How is the average speed of the bicycle related to its average velocity?

A)constant velocity/positive velocity graph

B)I don't know

C)The average speed is the absolute value of the average velocity.

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**bobpursley**, Tuesday, April 15, 2008 at 2:14pm
a) doesnt answer the question.

b) average speed=distance/time

c)correct

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**Jon**, Tuesday, April 15, 2008 at 2:36pm
I don't know what theyre looking for then

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**Jon**, Tuesday, April 15, 2008 at 2:41pm
the bicycle is moving in a positive direction at a constant speed?

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**bobpursley**, Tuesday, April 15, 2008 at 3:17pm
a. Type of graph: straight line, parabola, log?

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**Jon**, Tuesday, April 15, 2008 at 3:40pm
straight line graph

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