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John is traveling to a meeting that is 28 miles away. He needs to be there in 30 minutes. How fast does he need to go to make it to the meeting on time?

A. 25 mph
B. 37 mph
C. 41 mph
D. 49 mph
E. 56 mph
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John is traveling to a meeting that is 28 miles away. He needs to be there in 30 minutes. How fast does he need to go to make it to the meeting on time?

A. 25 mph
B. 37 mph
C. 41 mph
D. 49 mph
E. 56 mph


D= 28 miles Time = 30Minutes Rate = ?

Rate = distance / Time = 28/30 ( Note the ans choice are in Miles perhour and we are getting Miles / Minutes

So 28/30*60 =56 mph ( E)
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timmaxwell8 wrote:
John is traveling to a meeting that is 28 miles away. He needs to be there in 30 minutes. How fast does he need to go to make it to the meeting on time?

A. 25 mph
B. 37 mph
C. 41 mph
D. 49 mph
E. 56 mph


Explanation:
Distance= Speed * Time
We know: D=28
Time=0.5 (in Hours)
Speed=?

28=0.5*S
S=56mph
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