Need Help Finding Displacement in Physics Word Problem

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A cyclist maintains a constant velocity of 6.2 m/s headed away from point A. At some initial time, the cyclist is 255 m from point A.
What will be his displacement from his starting position after 40 s?
Answer in units of m.

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DATA:

velocity= 6.2m/s

time= 40s

displacement(s)= ?

SOLUTION:

s= vt

s= (6.2) (40)

s= 248m

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