calculus
posted by kristin .
compute the average velocity of a stone over time intervals
1, 1.01
1, 1.001
1, 1.0001
and
.99,1
.999,1
.9999,1.
use this to estimate instantaneous velocity at t=1
All i can figure out the formula should be s(t1)s(t0) over t1t0
how does that give you a number what am i missing

calculus 
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Without the definition of S(t), we are not able to do the required calculations.
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