# An object travels North at # 6 m/s# for #6 s# and then travels South at # 3 m/s# for # 7 s#. What are the object's average speed and velocity?

##### 1 Answer

May 1, 2018

#### Explanation:

(Distance = Speed x Time)

Total Displacement is 36 - 21. The object went 36 m north and then 21 m south. Thus it is displaced by 15 m from its origin.

You may wish to specify that the displacement is in the north direction.