## Tom briskly walks 136 meter East, then turns and walks 100 meters West. It takes Tom 3 minutes to complete his route. What is Tom’s av

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Tom briskly walks 136 meter East, then turns and walks 100 meters West. It takes
Tom 3 minutes to complete his route. What is Tom’s average velocity?

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2 months 2021-07-27T17:47:40+00:00 1 Answers 2 views 0

1. Explanation:

Given that, Tom briskly walks 136 meter East, then turns and walks 100 meters West.

Let East is positive and west is negative.

d₁ = 136 m

d₂ = -100 m

Time, t = 3 minutes = 180 seconds

Average velocity,

So, Tom’s average velocity is 1.32 m/s and it is due west.