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Posted by **Michi** on Tuesday, October 23, 2007 at 7:03pm.

Mr. Stewart rode a distance of 12miles out into the country on a bicycle and returned on foot. His rate on the bicycle was 4 times his rate on foot. He spent 5 hours on the entire trip. Find the rate of walking and on the bicycle.

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**tchrwill**, Tuesday, October 23, 2007 at 7:58pmMr. Stewart rode a distance of 12miles out into the country on a bicycle and returned on foot. His rate on the bicycle was 4 times his rate on foot. He spent 5 hours on the entire trip. Find the rate of walking and on the bicycle.

Letting V equal the walking speed,

12/4V + 12/V = 5

Solve for V.

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