# SOLUTION: sam ran 5 miles and had both an average speed of 5mph and an average velocity of 0 mph. Explain how this is possible?

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 Question 612839: sam ran 5 miles and had both an average speed of 5mph and an average velocity of 0 mph. Explain how this is possible?Answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15622)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!sam ran 5 miles and had both an average speed of 5mph and an average velocity of 0 mph. Explain how this is possible : Velocity is the rate of change in certain direction, speed does not include direction Sam must have run in one direction the same distance and speed, he ran in the opposite direction. The velocity cancels out