# Abird flies from the south pole to the north pole. part of the journey is 1000 miles that takes 2 weeks.

Abird flies from the south pole to the north pole. part of the journey is 1000 miles that takes 2 weeks. what is the bird’s velocity in that time? show work for credit and include final units.

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1. itscarterelliottt says:

We Know, Velocity = Distance / Time
Here, Distance = 1000 miles
Time = 2 weeks = 14*24 Hours  [ 1 week = 7 days & 1 day = 24 hours ]
Time = 336 Hours

Now, substitute the values,
Velocity = 1000/336 = 2.976 miles/hour

Hope this helps! Happy studying 🙂

2. edgarsandoval60 says:

Velocity is a physical vector quantity; both magnitude and direction are needed to define it. The scalar absolute value (magnitude) of velocity is called "speed", being a coherent derived unit whose quantity is measured in the SI (metric) system as metres per second (m/s) or as the SI base unit of (m⋅s−1).

3. pr47723 says:

1000 miles = 1610km = 1.61x10^6m
2 weeks = 14 days = 14x24x1440

V=d/t = 1.61x10^6/14x24x1440
= 3.33m/s

4. jasondesatnick says:

The correct answer to the question is : 2.976 miles/hour.

CALCULATION:

As per the question, the distance travelled by the bird X = 1000 miles.

The time taken by the bird to cover that distance t = 2 weeks.

= 2 × 7× 24 hours

= 336 hours

We are asked to calculate the speed of the bird.

The speed of the bird is calculated as -

speed v = $\frac{distance}{time}$

= $\frac{1000}{336}\ miles/hour$

= 2.976 miles/hour                   [ans]

Hence, the velocity of the bird is 2.976 miles/hour.

5. amy1912 says:

Based from the basic formula and relationship of distance, time and velocity, it is said that velocity is equal to distance traveled over time covered. The bird has a velocity of 1000/2 or equivalent to 500 miles per week. This can also be expressed in some other units such as km/h. m/s etc.

6. lenaaemersonn2 says:

Two weeks is
$2 weeks \times \frac{7 days}{1 week}\times \frac{24 hours}{1day}=336hours$
Then the speed is
$\frac{1000miles}{336hours}=2.97 \frac{miles}{hour}$

7. jessiereyes2924 says:

Velocity = Distance / TimeHere, Distance = 1000 milesTime = 2 weeks = 14*24 Hours  [ 1 week = 7 days & 1 day = 24 hours ] Time = 336 Hours
Now, substitute the values,Velocity = 1000/336 = 2.976 miles/hour

8. cmflores3245 says:

The correct answer to the question is : 2.976 miles/hour.

CALCULATION:

As per the question, the distance travelled by the bird X = 1000 miles.

The time taken by the bird to cover that distance t = 2 weeks.

= 2 × 7× 24 hours

= 336 hours

We are asked to calculate the speed of the bird.

The speed of the bird is calculated as -

speed v = $\frac{distance}{time}$

= $\frac{1000}{336}\ miles/hour$

= 2.976 miles/hour                   [ans]

Hence, the velocity of the bird is 2.976 miles/hour.

9. BluSeaa says:

2 weeks = 14 days = 336 hours

1000 miles / 336 hours = 2.976mph