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An ant is observed to travel 12.6 meters in 4.6 minutes. Find the average velocity of the ant in m/s and the instantaneous velocity of the ant at the 8 meter point.

So i found the average to be 2.7 m/s. Is that right? and how do you find the instantaneous velocity? You can't can you? Thanks!

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    you cant , right.

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