Two hikers, Alan and Ben, are 10.8 miles apart and walking towards each other. They meet in 3 hours. Find the rate of each hiker if Ben walks 0.6 mph faster than Alan.
Alan’s rate of speed is ___mph.
Ben’s rate of speed is ___mph.
Betty drives for a number of hours at 65 miles per hour. When traffic slows, she drives at 48 miles per hour. She travels at 48 miles per hour for 0.5 hour longer than she traveled at 65 miles per hour. The difference in the distance traveled at 48 mph and 65 mph is 7 miles. Determine how long Betty traveled at 48 miles per hour.
Betty traveled at 48 miles per hour for ___ hours.
A triathlon consists of three parts: swimming, cycling, and running. Participants in the triathlon must swim, cycle, and run certain distances. The winner swam at an average of 2.61 miles per hour for 0.91 hours then cycled at an average of 22.89 miles per hour for 4.77 hours. Finally, she ran at an average of 7.58 miles per hour for 3.62 hours.
A) Estimate the distance that she swam ___ miles
B) Estimate the distance that she cycled ___miles
C) Estimate the distance that she ran ____miles
D)Estimate the total distance covered during the triathlon ___ miles
E) Find the winning time of the triathlon ___ hours