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Average Speed and Velocity

Use a Smart Cart to graph position versus time. Use the data to compare average speed and velocity to instantaneous velocity.

Source: Dynamics Systems

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Standard Smart Cart Metal Track 2.2 m System

The Standard Smart Cart/Metal Track 2.2m system is made up of Wireless Smart Carts and a 2.2 m aluminum track with the accessories package included.

Standard Smart Cart Metal Track 1.2 m System

The Standard Smart Cart Metal Track 1.2 m System includes two Wireless Smart Carts, a 1.2 m aluminum track, and the accessories package.

Standard Smart Cart PAStrack System

The Standard Smart Cart PAStrack System includes two Wireless Smart Carts, a 1.0 m polycarbonate plastic track, and the accessories package.

Basic Smart Cart Metal Track 2.2 m System

The Basic Smart Cart/Metal Track 2.2m system is made up of Wireless Smart Carts and a 2.2 m aluminum track without the accessories package.

Basic Smart Cart Metal Track 1.2 m System

The Basic Smart Cart and Metal Track 1.2m System includes two Wireless Smart Carts and a 1.2 m aluminum track without the accessories package.

Basic Smart Cart PAStrack System

The Basic Smart Cart/PAStrack system is made up of Wireless Smart Carts and a plastic track without the accessories package.

Smart Cart (Blue)

The Smart Cart is the ultimate tool for your physics lab with built-in sensors that measure force, position, velocity, three axes of acceleration, and three axes of rotational velocity. U.S. Patent No. 10,481,173

Smart Cart (Red)

Smart Cart (Red)

The Smart Cart is the ultimate tool for your physics lab and includes built-in sensors for measuring force, position, velocity, three axes of acceleration, and three axes of rotational velocity. Patent No. 10481173

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