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Solution: One drop of oil falls straight down onto the road from the engine of a moving car every 5 s. Figure OQ2.1 shows the pattern of the drops left behind on the pavement. What is the average speed of the car over this section of its motion? (a) 20 m/s (b) 24 m/s (c) 30 m/s (d) 100 m/s (e) 120 m/s

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One drop of oil falls straight down onto the road from the engine of a moving car every 5 s. Figure OQ2.1 shows the pattern of the drops left behind on the pavement. What is the average speed of the car over this section of its motion? (a) 20 m/s (b) 24 m/s (c) 30 m/s (d) 100 m/s (e) 120 m/s