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Problem: Which of the following statements about average speed is correct?A. The average speed is equal to the magnitude of the average velocityB. The average speed can never be greater than the magnitude of the average velocityC. The average speed can never be less than the magnitude of the average velocityD. If the average speed is zero, then the average velocity must be zeroE. If the average velocity is zero, then the average speed must be zero

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The average speed of an object is the distance traveled divided by the time elapsed.

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Which of the following statements about average speed is correct?

A. The average speed is equal to the magnitude of the average velocity

B. The average speed can never be greater than the magnitude of the average velocity

C. The average speed can never be less than the magnitude of the average velocity

D. If the average speed is zero, then the average velocity must be zero

E. If the average velocity is zero, then the average speed must be zero

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