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    finding percentages from distance

    Greetings, I'm extremely bad in math and need help.

    A year ago I was skyfishing and caught an unseen sphere on a series of 4 rapid burst digital shots.

    I superimposed 4 separate shots of the sphere on a single picture and used a program to find distance in pixels. The picture in question is here:

    http://i637.photobucket.com/albums/u...ancemark-1.jpg

    I vectored the distance between each of the spheres. The apparition that appears under the sun appeared on the 3rd frame and disappeared by the 4th frame but my question is just about the sphere itself.

    I was trying to find the percentage increase in speed from 92.2 (the start) to 123.9 and came up with a value of roughly 34.4%.

    I then calculated the percentage increase of speed from 123.9 to 158.9 (the end) and got a value of roughly 28.2 %

    This seems impossible. Can anyone set me straight?
    Last edited by supernovice; May 26th 2009 at 06:09 PM. Reason: error link
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    I updated the analysis, and there are new figures (of course in pixels)

    In distances, point A to point B is 211.3 to 285.3 and the distance from point C to D is 366.1

    Speed increase is 35.0% from point A to C and an apparent decrease in speed to 28.3% from point B to D

    how can greater distance coverage equal reduced speed?

    Unless the object is traveling back in time or something?

    Can anybody recycle the numbers back to an much earlier point of origin (before point A) when the speed increase is 100% to the end, when the speed recycles itself back to 0% (after point D)

    It's possible we're seeing an object of an interdimensional nhttp://www.mathhelpforum.com/math-help/editpost.php?do=editpost&p=322165ature slipping into dimensional space.
    Last edited by supernovice; May 27th 2009 at 09:23 AM. Reason: grammar
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