anonymous
  • anonymous
Alina is able to swim at a rate of about 2.5 miles per hour. Talia is able to swim at a rate of 1.8 meters per second. Which statement comparing the two swimmers is accurate? 1 mile 1,609 meters Alina swims about 0.7 miles per hour faster than Talia. Talia swims about 0.7 miles per hour faster than Alina. Alina swims about 1.5 miles per hour faster than Talia. Talia swims about 1.5 miles per hour faster than Alina.
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anonymous
  • anonymous
The answer to this is D the reason is that 1.8 x 3600 = 6480 -> Where 3600 = seconds in an hour So now we convert meters into Miles Thus we divided 6480 / 1609 = 4.02 miles / hr Now we subtract talia's speed with alina's speed which comes to 4.02 - 2.5 = 1.5 speed difference

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