Posted by **Samara** on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 12:23pm.

how do you calculate the time when average speed is given

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 12:39pm
time = distance divided by speed

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**Samara**, Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 12:53pm
the distance is 50 and the speed is 60 which equals 0.8333.... not sure is that answer makes sense

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 12:55pm
Yes, it makes sense. The time is 0.83 hour.

60 * 0.83 = 50 minutes

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