estimate the step length of a person who walks at a speed of 4 meters per second?

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- Nov 15th 2006, 07:22 PMzasihelp
estimate the step length of a person who walks at a speed of 4 meters per second?

- Nov 16th 2006, 05:13 AMearboth
Hello, Zasi,

1. This man is walking with an average speed of $\displaystyle 14.4\ \frac{km}{h}$. That means he isn't "walking"...!

2. Even if this man is going pretty fast he can't do more then 3 steps per second. So the average length of a step is 1.33 m. Therefore this man must be a giant.

EB