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Post Sun Mar 04, 2007 12:10 pm
Adam and beth each drove from smallville to crown city by different routes. Adam drove an average speed of 40 mph and completed the trip in 30 minutes. beth route was 5miles longer, and it took her 20 minutes more than adam to complete the trip how many miles per hour was beth 's average speed on this trip?

answer 30

please explain

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Post Mon Mar 05, 2007 4:58 pm
thank you for clearing that up for me.

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rate * time = distance

In the problem the rate is givem in mph which is miles per hour and time is in minutes. They have to be brought to a common reference: either hours or minutes.

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Post Mon Mar 05, 2007 10:23 am
rate * time = distance

In the problem the rate is givem in mph which is miles per hour and time is in minutes. They have to be brought to a common reference: either hours or minutes.

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