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January 7th, 2014, 03:09 PM  #1 
Member Joined: Jun 2013 Posts: 42 Thanks: 0  how to solve this problem of car moving??
A car is moving at a speed of 124m/s..... how many seconds will it need for the car to move exactly 1 meter... please solve.. thnx 
January 7th, 2014, 03:21 PM  #2 
Math Team Joined: Jan 2014 From: Mississippi, USA or Calcutta, West Bengal, India Posts: 28 Thanks: 0  Re: how to solve this problem of car moving??
This one is simple. The problem tells us that the car is moving at 124 meters per second. The question is how long it will take for the object to move exactly one meter. So we start off by the given: 1) Object is moving at 124 meters per second. 2) We shall now divide 1 by 124. The reason for this step is because we want to know how long it will take for ONE meter. 3) We get 1 / 124 4) Simplify to get about 0.008 of a second. Hope this helped! __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ ____________________________________________ [color=#FF0000]Impossible is just a word that quitters say to make them feel better about themselves.[/color] 
January 7th, 2014, 03:24 PM  #3 
Math Team Joined: Jan 2014 From: Mississippi, USA or Calcutta, West Bengal, India Posts: 28 Thanks: 0  Re: how to solve this problem of car moving??
Okay I fixed it. It should be correct now.

January 7th, 2014, 03:28 PM  #4 
Member Joined: Jun 2013 Posts: 42 Thanks: 0  Re: how to solve this problem of car moving??
ummm.. i don't understand..=( 60/124 = 0.484 not 0.008 
January 7th, 2014, 03:46 PM  #5  
Math Team Joined: Jan 2014 From: Mississippi, USA or Calcutta, West Bengal, India Posts: 28 Thanks: 0  Re: how to solve this problem of car moving?? Quote:
 
January 7th, 2014, 04:14 PM  #6 
Member Joined: Jun 2013 Posts: 42 Thanks: 0  Re: how to solve this problem of car moving??
thnx ... how about if the question asked how many seconds within 3 meters??? what will be the ans

January 7th, 2014, 04:16 PM  #7  
Math Team Joined: Jan 2014 From: Mississippi, USA or Calcutta, West Bengal, India Posts: 28 Thanks: 0  Re: how to solve this problem of car moving?? Quote:
Just use 3 / 124 instead of 1 /124. May I ask what grade you're in?  
January 7th, 2014, 04:18 PM  #8 
Math Team Joined: Jan 2014 From: Mississippi, USA or Calcutta, West Bengal, India Posts: 28 Thanks: 0  Re: how to solve this problem of car moving??
It would be fun working together in a userteam, if you would like to join with me? Although I have no clue how to create one lol. 
January 8th, 2014, 12:47 PM  #9 
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Where is it moving? The Bonneville Salt Flats?


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