Posted by Anonymous on Monday, May 5, 2014 at 5:04pm.
Jane walks one mile from her house to her grandparentsâ€™ house. Then
she returns home, walking with her grandfather. Her return rate is 70% of her normal walking rate. Let r represent her normal walking rate.
a. Write an expression for the amount of time Jane spends walking.
b. Simplify your expression.

Math  Steve, Monday, May 5, 2014 at 6:04pm
since time = distance / speed,
t =1/r + 1/.70r = 1.70/.70r = 2.43/r or 17 / 7r

Math  Anonymous, Monday, May 5, 2014 at 7:04pm
How did it add up to 1.7/.7r?
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