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 Post subject: time of moving personPosted: Sat, 30 May 2009 01:50:05 UTC
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i have a rectangle and i want the time needed for a person to walk on it with uniform speed. a professor told me that i have to divide the rectangle to several small equal shapes but i don't know why?

plz help me all my work is on hold because of it.

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 Post subject: Posted: Sat, 30 May 2009 03:16:54 UTC

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...time needed for a person to walk on it with uniform speed

I don't understand what that is supposed to mean.

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 Post subject: so sorryPosted: Sat, 30 May 2009 19:36:14 UTC
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i mean if an object is moving on a rectangle with constant speed how can i calculate the time from the start of moving the target untill it reaches a certain point on the rectangle

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