0

# Time and Distance

Tue 3 Feb, 2009 01:42 pm
how long would a journey of 80 miles take if you were travelling at an average speed of 50 mph?
• Topic Stats
• Top Replies
• Link to this Topic
Type: Question • Score: 0 • Views: 2,138 • Replies: 4
No top replies

Ragman

1
Tue 3 Feb, 2009 03:45 pm
@Sophie1888,
The general formula is
D(istance) = R(ate of speed) x T(ime in portions of an hour)

So the question gives you the distance and rate of speed, so what should you do?
Info you're given:
D = 80 miles
R = 50 mph
T = how long does it take

So you need to figure out how to adapt the general formula. I'll bet you can do that part and come up with answer yourself.

1
Tue 3 Feb, 2009 03:58 pm
@Ragman,
I've semi-successfully fought off the notion to introduce Xeno's paradox.
George

2
Tue 3 Feb, 2009 04:02 pm
Well then, fight off half of it . . .

1
Tue 3 Feb, 2009 04:03 pm
@George,
<snork>
0 Replies

### Related Topics

present value calculation - Question by magikarppp
Bays Theorem - Question by klazman
Amount of Time - Question by Randy Dandy
Stop multi-tasking. - Question by suzis114
The movie Contagion questions. - Question by acacia410
The fall of communism - Question by jtee25
[ESSAY] Indian Partition of 1947 - Question by skiiful

1. Forums
2. » Time and Distance