# Algebra

On a school field trip, the bus travels 16 miles in 30 minutes. find the speed of the bus in miles per hour. use the equation D = RT, where D is distance, R is rate and T is time. The speed of the bus is _____ miles per hour

1. D = 16
T = 0.5 hours

D = RT

16 = 0.5R

16/0.5 = R

32 mph = rate

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