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How far did he drive down the road before he turned around and drove back if his trip took 5 hours? James drove his car down a mountain road at an average rate of 30 mph and returned over the same road at an average rate of 20 mph.



A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4
E. 5

This question is part of Distance, Rate, and Time
Asked by Myrahilomen on Nov 03, 2016

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Ary_N

Ary_N

Answered on Sep 09, 2017

2 hours. How can James take longer driving the hill even though he is driving 10 mph faster than going back up the hill? Also, the question should be changed to howlongdid he drive down the road, not how far. Or change the answer choices to be miles, not time.

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered on Nov 03, 2016

3
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John Adney

John Adney

Why 3 is the answer

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