sananoor wrote:

On a 20 mile course, Pat bicycled at an average rate of 30 miles per hour for the first 12 minutes and without a break, ran the rest of the distance at an average rate of 8 miles per hour. How many minutes did Pat take to cover the entire course?

A. 75

B. 105

C. 117

D. 150

E. 162

Pat originally biked 30 x 12/60 = 6 miles.

So it took him 14/8 = 7/4 = 1 3/4 = 1 hour and 45 minutes = 105 minutes to run the remaining 14 miles.

So, in total, Pat took 12 + 105 = 117 minutes to complete the course.

Answer: C

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