Posted by **lily** on Monday, June 29, 2009 at 3:47pm.

what is the distance traveled by a vehicle in 12 minutes, if it's speed is 35km/h?

And the answer I got was 7km but I got it wrong. Please help!

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**bobpursley**, Monday, June 29, 2009 at 4:46pm
12 min is 12/60 or 1/5 hr

distance=35km/hr * 1/5 hr= 7 km

It is right.

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**DrBob222**, Monday, June 29, 2009 at 4:46pm
Did you change 12 minutes to hours? probably not.

distance = rate x time

rate = 35 km/hr

time = 12 minutes = 12 x (1 hr/60 minutes) = 0.2 hr.

distance = 35 x 0.2 = ?? km

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