When estimating distances from a table of velocity data, it is not necessary that the time intervals are
equally spaced. After a space ship is launched, the following velocity data is obtained. Use these data to
estimate the height above the Earth's surface at 124 seconds.
t (sec)
v (ft/s)
8
176
17
374
21
462
47
1034
60
1320
65
1555
124
4328
lower estimate of distance traveled =
miles
upper estimate of distance traveled =
miles
Report answers accurate to 1 places. This is not meant to be a trick question...be careful of the UNITS!
Transcribed: When estimating distances from a table of velocity data, it is not necessary that the time intervals are
equally spaced. After a space ship is launched, the following velocity data is obtained. Use these data to
estimate the height above the Earth's surface at 124 seconds.
t (sec)
v (ft/s)
8
176
17
374
21
462
47
1034
60
1320
65
1555
124
4328
lower estimate of distance traveled =
miles
upper estimate of distance traveled =
miles
Report answers accurate to 1 places. This is not meant to be a trick question...be careful of the UNITS!