Starting from A, Paheli moves along a rectangular path ABCD as shown in figure 7. She takes 2 minutes to travel each side. Plot a distance-time graph and explain whether the motion is uniform or non-uniform.

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From A to B:

Paheli travels from A to B in 2 minutes. 

Distance traveled by Paheli from A to B $=8\ m$

From B to C:

Time taken $=$ 2\ minute

Distance traveled $=6\ m$

From C to D:

Time taken $=$2 minute

Distance traveled $=8\ m$

From D to A:

Time taken $=$ 2 minute

Distance $=6\ m$

Distance-time table is as below:

Time $(minute)$2468
Distance $(m)$8142228

Updated on 10-Oct-2022 13:29:57