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Posted by **Sonja** on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 3:30pm.

Then, she traveled by car at an average speed of 12 miles per hour.

In total, she traveled 56 miles for 4 hours.

How many miles did Gabriela travel by car? (Round to the nearest mile.)

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**Steve**, Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 3:39pmIf she biked for x hours, she drove by car for 4-x hours.

since distance = speed * time, add up the distances:

17x + 12(4-x) = 56

x = 1.6

check:

17*1.6 = 27.2

12*2.4 = 28.8

total: 56 miles.

What junker of a car travels 12 mph?

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 3:42pmThat must have been a mopad or something because what kind of motorcycle goes that slow?

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