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If Cindy ran at 7.5 miles per hour for 16 minutes, and then ran at 6 m

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If Cindy ran at 7.5 miles per hour for 16 minutes, and then ran at 6 miles per hour for 10 minutes, how far in miles did she run total?

(A) 2.5
(B) 2.8
(C) 3
(D) 3.5
(E) 5

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Updated on: 13 Feb 2019, 07:04
Bunuel wrote:
If Cindy ran at 7.5 miles per hour for 16 minutes, and then ran at 6 miles per hour for 10 minutes, how far in miles did she run total?

(A) 2.5
(B) 2.8
(C) 3
(D) 3.5
(E) 5

7.5*16/60 + 6*10/60
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Originally posted by Archit3110 on 13 Feb 2019, 06:57.
Last edited by Archit3110 on 13 Feb 2019, 07:04, edited 1 time in total.
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13 Feb 2019, 07:03
7.5*16/60 + 6*10/60 = 3
Hence C

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15 Feb 2019, 18:31
Bunuel wrote:
If Cindy ran at 7.5 miles per hour for 16 minutes, and then ran at 6 miles per hour for 10 minutes, how far in miles did she run total?

(A) 2.5
(B) 2.8
(C) 3
(D) 3.5
(E) 5

We note that 16 minutes is 16/60 of an hour, and 10 minutes is 10/60 of an hour. Using the distance formula, we calculate the total distance she ran as:

7.5 x 16/60 + 6 x 10/60

120/60 + 60/60 = 2 + 1 = 3 miles

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