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 Click here to see ALL problems on Travel Word Problems Question 206008: The velocity of an object indicates the object's speed and the direction in which the object is traveling. A negative velocity indicates that the object is moving downward or backward. A hawk is diving downward at a rate of 50 feet in 28 seconds. Find the hawk's average velocity (in feet per second). Round your answer to the nearest tenth.Answer by Alan3354(31536)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The velocity of an object indicates the object's speed and the direction in which the object is traveling. A negative velocity indicates that the object is moving downward or backward. A hawk is diving downward at a rate of 50 feet in 28 seconds. Find the hawk's average velocity (in feet per second). Round your answer to the nearest tenth. ----------- v = 50 ft/28 sec v =~ 1.8 ft/sec