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The Means

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Author:Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny
Description: Two similar and often-confused problems, the difference between them not immediately obvious, showing that depending on the circumstances, to determine the average speed of motion, computations based on the same basic formula (S = D/T) may have to follow different routes.

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Problems/Puzzles, Web Interactive/Java
Math Topics: Equations, Problem-Solving

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