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"your friends in San Diego send you a text asking when you actually plan to arrive in San Diego. If you leave at 9am and take two 20 min breaks to enjoy the scenic beauty has to offer. What time(12 hour clock time) will you actually arrive at your destination driving at an average speed of 55mph?"

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  1. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    I started with the ratio 55mile/1hr = 460miles/xhours and solved for x.... is that right?

  2. anonymous
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    what's the distance from strating point to San Diego?

  3. anonymous
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    460miles

  4. anonymous
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    is the average given in miles per hour or meter per hour?

  5. anonymous
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    miles

  6. anonymous
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    use the formula speed=distance/time given the speed 55mph and distance 460 miles, you can find t or time. .

  7. TuringTest
    • 4 years ago
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    lizzy's formula will work fine, it yields the same answer.

  8. anonymous
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    yes that is what i did, 55miles/1hour = 460miles/xhours

  9. anonymous
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    nice lizz

  10. anonymous
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    i get 8.364....hours...what do the decimals convert to?

  11. anonymous
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    what is .364 of an hour?

  12. anonymous
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    .364 x 60 minutes to yield the decimal in minutes

  13. anonymous
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    yay! thanks so much! i knew i had to do something with 60, i was dividing it though. i got so confused lol

  14. anonymous
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    lol. tnx for the medal. .

  15. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    no prob! you deserve it(:

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