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# What two measurements must be made to calculate average speed?

Updated: 9/18/2023

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If we know the distance something has moved, and the time it took to move there, we can calculate average speed by dividing the distance by the time.

If a truck went 60 miles in 2 hours, it averaged 60/2 miles per hour, or 30 miles per hour.

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