# An object travels North at #2 "m/s"# for #8 s# and then travels South at #5 "m/s"# for # 6 s#. What are the object's average speed and velocity?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 20, 2017

#### Explanation:

North Direction

speed

distance traveled in North

South Direction

speed

distance traveled in North

Total Distance Traveled

Total Displacement

(16 m in North and 46 m in South) (taking North Side as positive)

Total Time

(direction in South)