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  • one year ago

Jacob is training for an Ironman Triathlon and completed two swimming workouts this week. On Sunday, he swam 706 yards in 8 minutes and 31 seconds. This morning, he swam 579 yards in 8 minutes and 19 seconds. What was Jacob's average speed over the two workouts? Write your answer as a whole number or as a decimal rounded to the nearest tenth.

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  1. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    average speed = total number of yards/total number of minutes

  2. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    hm, it doesn't say what unit to convert to

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    it says as yards per minute

  4. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    oh, good! then my previous answer is correct

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Thank you so much

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @Vocaloid but how do I fing the average.. Do I add up all the numbers or keep them seperate? ex: ___Min and ____yards or do I add them togeter

  7. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    first find the total number of yards

  8. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    then find the total number of minutes

  9. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    then divide yards/minutes

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok

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