Question

Give the speed-time graph of the motion of a car. What is the ratio of the distance travelled by the during the last two seconds to the total distance travelled in seven seconds?

                                                            

Solution

Correct option is

None fo these

 

Distance travelled in the last two seconds = area of triangle BDC  The distance travelled in seven seconds = area of triangle OAE + area of rectangle ABDE + area of triangle BDC

               

                = 90 m.

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