Types of Speed

#1 Constant

Define: To maintain the same speed

What is an example: A car going 30 mph for 2 hours.

Analogy:hairdryer because it stays hot.

#2 variable

Define: Different speeds

Examples: A car going 21 mph then 34 mph then 56 mph

Analogy: A human changes size as it grows.

#3 Average

Define: Most common speed

Example: grade on report card.

Analogy: Joe is a common name

#4 Instantaneous

Define:The speed at that given moment in time

Example: How fast a car is going at 2:34

Analogy: how fast you are running at a certain time