﻿ A passenger arriving in a new town wishes to go from the station to a hotel located 10 km away on a straight road from the station. A dishonest taxi driver takes him along a circuitous path 23 km long and reaches the hotel in 28 minutes. What is:(a) the average speed of the taxi?(b) the magnitude of average velocity? Are the two equal?  from Physics Motion in A Plane Class 11 Manipur Board

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A passenger arriving in a new town wishes to go from the station to a hotel located 10 km away on a straight road from the station. A dishonest taxi driver takes him along a circuitous path 23 km long and reaches the hotel in 28 minutes.
What is:
(a) the average speed of the taxi?
(b) the magnitude of average velocity? Are the two equal?

Given,

Magnitude of displacement = 10 km

Total path length = 23 km

Time taken = 28 min = 7/15 hr.

Therefore,

Magnitude of average velocity is,

Therefore, we can see that the average speed and magnitude of average velocity are not equal.

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