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Speed, Time, Distance

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1. Homework Statement
A person takes a trip, driving with a constant speed of 90.5 km/h except for a 22.0 min rest stop. If the person's average speed is 73.4 km/h, how much time is spent on the trip and how far does the person travel?


2. Homework Equations
v = d/t


3. The Attempt at a Solution
I have no idea how to solve this, other than that I have to plug the values into the average speed formula.
 

LowlyPion

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1. Homework Statement
A person takes a trip, driving with a constant speed of 90.5 km/h except for a 22.0 min rest stop. If the person's average speed is 73.4 km/h, how much time is spent on the trip and how far does the person travel?

2. Homework Equations
v = d/t

3. The Attempt at a Solution
I have no idea how to solve this, other than that I have to plug the values into the average speed formula.
From your equation you know that d = V*t

If you hadn't stopped you know that 90.5*t is the distance
But you did stop 22 minutes (which is 22/60 hours) so to do the same distance it was 73.4*(t+22/60)

Since the distance is the same then 90*t =73.4*(t+22/60)

I'm sure you get the idea from here.
 

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