Posted by **Rezu** on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at 5:45pm.

A car traveled 281 miles in 4 hours 41 minutes. What was the average speed of the car in miles per hour?

4 hours 41 minutes = 4 × 60 + 41 = 281 minutes

Average speed S is given by distance/ time.

S = 281 miles/281 minutes =1 mile/minute

= 60 miles/hour

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, April 26, 2012 at 5:48pm
Right.

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