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Posted by **isabelle** on Sunday, October 14, 2007 at 10:28pm.

If x represents the average rate of fall of the roller coaster, write an expression to represent the situation. (Hint: Use the distance formula d=rt.)

What is the average rate that riders fall in feet per second?

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**bobpursley**, Sunday, October 14, 2007 at 10:33pmaverage rate of fall is average speed.

average speed= distance fell/time

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**isabelle**, Sunday, October 14, 2007 at 10:55pmThanks but this doesnt really help me answer my question.

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**bobpursley**, Sunday, October 14, 2007 at 11:00pmgoodness. what is distance fell, and the time of fall. That is in the problem.

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**Ysadon**, Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 9:34pmIt is simply:

1.) 415 = 7x

2.) x = 59.3 ft.

Hope this helped.

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