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# Problem: The graph in the figure (Figure 1) shows the velocity v of a sports car as a function of time t Find the distance d0,2 travelled by the car between t = 0 s and t = 2 s.

###### FREE Expert Solution

Area of a triangle:

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Area of a trapezium:

a and b are the two parallel sides, while h the separation between them.

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The graph in the figure (Figure 1) shows the velocity v of a sports car as a function of time t

Find the distance d0,2 travelled by the car between t = 0 s and t = 2 s.