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At the annual turtle races, Poindexter, the record holder, is trying to retain his title. As the race begins, Poindexter starts off racing North with a speed of 0.025 m/s. He retains this speed for 0.5 meters at which time he speeds up to 0.10 m/s. He continues at this rate for 0.75 meters. Tiring, he slows to 0.07 m/s and continues for another half of a meter. Applying all his concentration and effort for the last bit of the race he increases his speed to a swift 0.085 m/s. An exhausted Wood Turtle, Poindexter completes his two meter race beating his closest competitor by a nose.
What was his displacement?

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This is definitely NOT my area, but the following might help?
http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&client=firefoxa&rls=org.mozilla:enUS:official&hs=eMm&ei=DPrVSrXPGJD8MJeaqJQD&sa=X&oi=spell&resnum=0&ct=result&cd=1&ved=0CAoQBSgA&q=how+to+figure+displacement+in+a+race&spell=1
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Knowing now that your area is physics, try the follwing:
http://www.google.com/search?q=displacement+in+physics&ie=utf8&oe=utf8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:enUS:official&client=firefoxa
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