Problem: A horse canters away from its trainer in a straight line, moving 126 m away in 15.0 s . It then turns abruptly and gallops halfway back in 4.8 s .Calculate its average speed.Calculate its average velocity for the entire trip, using "away from the trainer" as the positive direction.

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A horse canters away from its trainer in a straight line, moving 126 m away in 15.0 s . It then turns abruptly and gallops halfway back in 4.8 s .

Calculate its average speed.

Calculate its average velocity for the entire trip, using "away from the trainer" as the positive direction.

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