Posted by **Anonymous** on Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 10:11pm.

A train takes 2 hours and 30 minutes to travel between 2 cities that are 210 km apart. What was the average speed of the train?

Could someone take me through the steps please on how to get the answer

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**bobpursley**, Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 10:18pm
avg velocity=distance/time

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**Anonymous**, Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 10:21pm
is that supposed to be d=vt?

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**bobpursley**, Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 10:24pm
No. The definition of average speed is distance traveled divided by time.

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**Anonymous**, Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 10:33pm
oh wait no it's asking me for average speed

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 10:40pm
As bobpursley stated:

"The definition of average speed is distance traveled divided by time."

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**Anonymous**, Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 10:53pm
i know how to do this ...i was just lookiing at the wrong page :P sorry

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