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by dferm » Thu Aug 07, 2008 5:29 am
Did it take Pei more than 2 hours to walk a distance of 10 miles along a certain trail? (1mile=1.6 Kilometers, rounded to the nearest tenth)

(1) Pei walked this distance at an average rate of less than 6.4 kilometers per hour

(2) On average, it took Pei more than 9 minutes per Kilometers to walk this distance.

Can someone please shed some light on this Problem?

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Re: GMAT PREP??

by hengirl03 » Sat Aug 16, 2008 9:07 pm
dferm wrote:Did it take Pei more than 2 hours to walk a distance of 10 miles along a certain trail? (1mile=1.6 Kilometers, rounded to the nearest tenth)

(1) Pei walked this distance at an average rate of less than 6.4 kilometers per hour

(2) On average, it took Pei more than 9 minutes per Kilometers to walk this distance.

Can someone please shed some light on this Problem?

Thanks.
(1) Pei walked 10 miles. 10 miles = 16 km. Since Pei's average rate was 6.4 km per hour, Pei took more than 2 hours to walk 10 miles. SUFFICIENT

(2) 10 miles = 16 km. 9min x 16 = 144min (which is greater than 2 hours) SUFFICIENT

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Re: GMAT PREP??

by [email protected] » Sat Aug 16, 2008 9:35 pm
dferm wrote:Did it take Pei more than 2 hours to walk a distance of 10 miles along a certain trail? (1mile=1.6 Kilometers, rounded to the nearest tenth)

(1) Pei walked this distance at an average rate of less than 6.4 kilometers per hour

(2) On average, it took Pei more than 9 minutes per Kilometers to walk this distance.

Can someone please shed some light on this Problem?

Thanks.
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by aj5105 » Thu Nov 13, 2008 10:37 pm
speed= distance/time

time = distance/speed

If we take the max 6.4 kms/hr Pei takes 2.5 hours to walk.
Obviously,as the rate decreases,time increases.

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by cramya » Fri Nov 14, 2008 12:02 am
Look at it this way
1.6 miles = 16 km

Stmt I

(1) Pei walked this distance at an average rate of less than 6.4 kilometers per hour

Take 6.4 as the speed for eg (I know it says less than 6.4)

16/6.4 = 2.5

If you decrease the denominator of a fraction the value of the fraction increase. So definietly if the speed was less than 6.4 the time is going to greater than 2.5 or greater than 2 for sure

SUFF


(2) On average, it took Pei more than 9 minutes per Kilometers to walk this distance.

Lets say it took Pei 9 min to walk a kim on average

1 km 9 min
16km ?

Tme take for 16 km = 16*9 = 144 min > 2 hours

So any quantity more than 9 for time would increase the time to greater than 2 hours for sure

SUFF

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by Drvery » Wed Nov 28, 2012 10:41 am
The main thing that concerns me is "on average", meaning that sometimes he is faster than other time. Thus 9 minute/km does not guarantee anything per se. Please advise