How Do You Find the Average Velocity in Calculus?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 7, 2020 4:06:04 PM ET
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Average velocity is the result of dividing the distance an object travels by the time it takes to travel that far. The formula for calculating average velocity is therefore: final position - initial position/final time - original time, or [d(1) - d(0)]/[t(1) - t(0)]. Average velocity is expressed as a ratio, such as “miles per hour,” of distance displaced to time in motion.