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You are a member of your high school track team and you specialize as a longdistance runner. Your event is the 1500meter run, also known as the metric mile, which you run at a constant rate. During one particular 1500meter race you are 1200 meters from the finish line after running for 1 minute and 600 meters from the finish line after running for 3 minutes. What is your total time in minutes to complete this 1500meter race and reach the finish line?

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Henry
r = d/t = (15001200)/1min = 300 m/min =
Rate of speed.
T = 1500m * 1min/300m = 5 Min.
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