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Problem: In an experiment, a shearwater (a seabird) was taken from its nest, flown a distance 5160 km away, and released. It found its way back to its nest 13.1 days after release.If we place the origin in the nest and extend the +x-axis to the release point, what was the birds average velocity for the return flight?What was the birds average velocity in m/s for the whole episode, from leaving the nest to returning?

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In an experiment, a shearwater (a seabird) was taken from its nest, flown a distance 5160 km away, and released. It found its way back to its nest 13.1 days after release.

If we place the origin in the nest and extend the +x-axis to the release point, what was the birds average velocity for the return flight?

What was the birds average velocity in m/s for the whole episode, from leaving the nest to returning?

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