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Ron walks along Sunrise Boulevard daily. He starts walking at 07:00

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Ron walks along Sunrise Boulevard daily. He starts walking at 07:00 from block 10 and walks to block 90 where he turns around and walks back to block 70, where he stops at 07:20. The blocks along the boulevard are numbered sequentially (1,2,3), and each block measures 36 meters. What is Ron's speed in meters per minute?

A. 108
B. 180
C. 198
D. 216
E. 252

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New post 08 Sep 2016, 05:00
Total distance from 10 to 90 =80 + from 90 to 70 =20
So the dist is 100×36(per block dist)
Speed = 3600mts/20min =180m/min
B is the answer

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Total number of block is (90-10)+(90-70)=100.
Each block is 36 meters. So total distance=3600 meters.
So speed per minute= 3600/20=180m/min
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Ron walks along Sunrise Boulevard daily. He starts walking at 07:00 from block 10 and walks to block 90 where he turns around and walks back to block 70, where he stops at 07:20. The blocks along the boulevard are numbered sequentially (1,2,3), and each block measures 36 meters. What is Ron's speed in meters per minute?

A. 108
B. 180
C. 198
D. 216
E. 252


From block 10 to block 90 = 80 blocks
From block 90 to block 70 = 20 blocks

Total blocks Travelled = 100 block ( 80 + 20 )
Each block is 36 meters so 100 blocks = 3600 meters....

Time taken to travel 3600 meters is 20 minutes ( 07:20 - 07:00 )

So, Speed/ minute = 3600/20 = 180 meters/minute..

Answer will be (B)

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Bunuel wrote:
Ron walks along Sunrise Boulevard daily. He starts walking at 07:00 from block 10 and walks to block 90 where he turns around and walks back to block 70, where he stops at 07:20. The blocks along the boulevard are numbered sequentially (1,2,3), and each block measures 36 meters. What is Ron's speed in meters per minute?

A. 108
B. 180
C. 198
D. 216
E. 252


Ron walks a total of 100 x 36 = 3,600 meters in 20 minutes. So his rate is 3,600/20 = 180 meters per minute.

Answer: B
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