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6.6: General Questions

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    1. You calculated an average speed for each interval.  Are these values also your constant speed?  Explain.

    2. It is 2,790 miles from L.A. to N.Y.  If you average 60 mph, how many days will it take you to travel from Los Angeles to New York by car, non-stop?  Will your speed be constant?

    3. If you leave L.A. on Monday at 8:00 am, stop for 7 hours of sleep each night, and stop for half an hour to eat three times a day, when (day and time) would you arrive in New York?  Assume that you average 60 mph when you are driving.

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