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according to guinness book of world records, ashrita furman of jamaica, new york, set a distance record in pogo stick jumping of 23.11 miles in a time of 12 hours 27 minutes. a. determine her speed measured in miles per hour. b. using the rate in part a, how far could a person go in 15 hours. c. if there are 5280 feet in a mile, determine her speed measured in feet per second.

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    A. just take the miles she went 23.11 and divide by the hours which is 12.45.....23.11/12.45 = 1.86 mph B. 15 hours x (1.86miles/hour) = 27.84 miles C. 1.86mi/hr x (1hour/3600sec) x (5280 ft/mile) = 2.73 ft/sec

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