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    Help with uncertainty using differentials

    You travel at a constant speed 100 +- 2 km/hour for 50 +- 1 second.
    Use differential to estimate the distance you traveled in the 50 seconds.
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    Quote Originally Posted by khuezy View Post
    You travel at a constant speed 100 +- 2 km/hour for 50 +- 1 second.
    Use differential to estimate the distance you traveled in the 50 seconds.
    Let D be distance, v speed, and t time. You first need to convert the given speed into m/s. Then use:

    D(v, t) = vt.

    D(v , t) = D(v_0, t_0) + v_0 \Delta v + t_0 \Delta t.
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