# An object travels North at # 8 m/s# for #8 s# and then travels South at # 3 m/s# for # 7 s#. What are the object's average speed and velocity?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 25, 2017

#### Answer:

Average speed = 5.7 m/s

Average velocity = 2.9 m/s

#### Explanation:

Distance along north

Distance along south

Total distance

Displacement

Average speed

Average velocity