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# A car travelled 75% of the way from town X to town Y at a

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04 Jun 2005, 14:57
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A car travelled 75% of the way from town X to town Y at a constant speed of 50 miles per hour. What average speed was maintained by the car for the remaining journey if the average speed for the entire journey was 40 miles per hour?

A) 25mph
B) 50mph
C) 20mph
D) 37.5mph
E) the data given above is insufficient to calculate the answer
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04 Jun 2005, 16:27
none of the abovr but the answer will be 47.05mph
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04 Jun 2005, 17:47
cloudz9 wrote:
A car travelled 75% of the way from town X to town Y at a constant speed of 50 miles per hour. What average speed was maintained by the car for the remaining journey if the average speed for the entire journey was 40 miles per hour?

A) 25mph
B) 50mph
C) 20mph
D) 37.5mph
E) the data given above is insufficient to calculate the answer

1/(3/(4*50) + 1/(4*x)) = 40

my guess it should be A) 25
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05 Jun 2005, 02:41
0.25/x+0.75/50=1/40

25 it is
05 Jun 2005, 02:41
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