A boy cycled from his home to a friend's house 24km away at an average speed of 16km/h. Finding his friend absent, he returned home immediatly at an average speed of 12km/h. Find the average speed
I know how to find the average speed, just that I need to know how to find out the total distance
Please help me and show working out on how to find the total distance
Maths - drwls, Thursday, November 3, 2011 at 4:56am
The boys are 24 km apart and one of them makes a round trip back and forth.
The total distance travelled is 48 km.
Use that and the total elapsed time for the average speed.