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Single Variable Calculus

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Apply Mean Value Theorem to Velocity

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At 3:00 PM a car is traveling at 25 mph. At 3:30 PM it is traveling at 75 mph.

At some point during these 30 minutes, we can be sure (by the Mean Value Theorem) that the car was accelerating at

A

$\cfrac{5}{3}$ mph$^2$

B

$50 mph^2$

C

$100 mph^2$

D

$125 mph^2$

E

MVT does not apply.