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anonymous

  • 4 years ago

explain why the instantaneous velocity of a moving object at an instant of time, t, cannot be found from a position function s=f(t) using only arithmetic and algebra what specific additional mathematical idea is needed? how does this idea allow us to make mathematical sense of instantaneous velocity?

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  1. amistre64
    • 4 years ago
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    becasue position isnt a measure of speed

  2. amistre64
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    the slope of a line at a single point turns out to be 0/0 which is useless

  3. amistre64
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    we need the idea of a limit, or a derivative, to calculate an istant rate of change

  4. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    thank you very much

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