Hi Peyton,

Velocity (or speed) is distance divided by time. So if it takes a ball 3 seconds to go 30 meters, then

velocity = distance/time = 30 meters / 3 seconds = 10 meters per second

Peyton C.

asked • 08/28/20Manuel and Daniel are playing catch with a football. They are standing 30 meters apart. Manuel throws the ball to Daniel, and it takes 3 seconds for the ball to reach Daniel. How fast is the ball going?

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Hi Peyton,

Velocity (or speed) is distance divided by time. So if it takes a ball 3 seconds to go 30 meters, then

velocity = distance/time = 30 meters / 3 seconds = 10 meters per second

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