April 17, 2014

Homework Help: Math

Posted by Anon on Friday, November 9, 2012 at 10:39pm.

Freshman math question, super confused!

Today while Don was swimming, he started
wondering how many lengths he would have to swim in order to swim different distances. At one end of the pool, he stopped, gasping for breath, and asked the lifeguard. She told him that 1 length of the pool is 25 yards and that 72 lengths is 1 mile. As he continued swimming, he wondered:

a. Is 72 lengths really a mile? Exactly how many lengths would it take to swim a mile?

b. If it took him a total of 40 minutes to swim a mile, what was his average speed in feet per second?

c. How many lengths would it take to swim a kilometer?

d. Last summer Don got to swim in a pool that was 25 meters long. How many lengths would it take to swim a kilometer there? How many for a mile?

Answer this Question

First Name:
School Subject:

Related Questions

Super Easy Science - SUPER SIMPLE QUESTION!!!!! - how do I do i stay focused ...
Math - he freshman class at a major university contains 5160 students. This was ...
Math - The freshman class at a major university contains 5840 students. This was...
math super confused - 9 is to 3 as 49 is to_? (9:3::49:_?) Please show and ...
math - Super Bowl XLIV, which aired on February 7, 2010, included a record 47 ...
7th grade math pre algebra - I'm confused about this math question my teacher ...
Super Easy Math Question - 3x^2-12x+11=0 Solve for x.
grammar fast plz - is freshman with an s freshmans or freshman's
math - the freshman class ranges in height from 4'8"-6'. Write a compound ...
Chemistry - not much of a question but more of an appreciation, thanks for ...