







Average rate for a return trip 
20150314 

Michael pose la question : Jeffrey drove to a town 25 miles away at an average speed of 50 miles per hour. The return trip along the same route took 20 minutes longer than the trip to town. Determine the average speed in miles per hour for Jeffrey's round trip. Penny Nom lui répond. 





A train from Vancouver to Whistler 
20150202 

Tea pose la question : Serena and Nina are taking a train from Vancouver to Whistler, a 160km trip. If the average speed is decreased by 16km/hr, the trip will be 1/2 hours longer. What is the average speed of the train?
Thanks :) Penny Nom lui répond. 





Adding speeds 
20120826 

Roy pose la question : May I ask if it is correct to add the following with units included? Some tell me that the units cannot be included in the addition because we cannot add speed. Harley Weston lui répond. 





The average speed for the whole journey 
20111030 

Shahzad pose la question : a train travels 68 Km at an average speed of 51Km/h. It then travels another 20Km at an average speed of 40Km/h before reaching its destination. Calculate the average speed for the whole journey? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Average speed 
20110307 

West pose la question : Calculate the distance (in km) that Larry runs if he maintains an average speed of 8km/hr for 45 minutes Penny Nom lui répond. 





Average speed 
20090911 

john pose la question : Sally travels by car from one city to another. She drives for 20.0 min at 68.0 km/h, 40.0 min at 37.0 km/h, and 51.0 min at 77.0 km/h, and she spends 12.0 min eating lunch and buying gas.
What is the average speed for the trip? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Average speed 
20090820 

Christina pose la question : We ran 3.4 miles in 40 minutes. What was our average speed? Leeanne Boehm lui répond. 





Driving to school and back 
20090517 

marylyne pose la question : suppose you are late for school and you drive from your house at a constant rate of 70 mph.when class is over, you drive home at a more leisurely 50mph. what is your average speed? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Average speed up and down a hill 
20080309 

Judith pose la question : An old brokendown ar has to travel a two miles route, up and down a hill.
Because it is so old, the car travels the first mile  the ascent  at an average
speed of fifteen miles per hour. How fast must it cover the second mile 
the decent  to achieve an average speed of thirty miles per hours?
(There is a missing variable, but what is it?) Penny Nom lui répond. 





Approximate average speeds 
20070319 

Anne pose la question : A bicyclist pedaled up a 2 mile long hill averaging 4 miles per hour. Upon reaching the top, the bicyclist headed down a 6 mile descent averaging 26 mph. What was the bicyclist's approximate average speed?
Thanks very much in advance!! Stephen La Rocque and Penny Nom lui répond. 





Cincinnati to WinstonSalem 
20010123 

Belinda pose la question : Joan Bedney travels from Cincinnati to WinstonSalem at an average rate of 40 miles per hour and returns at an average rate of 60 miles per hour. What is her average speed for the trip? Leeanne Boehm and Claude Tardif lui répond. 

