# algebra

Maria drove to a ski resort that was 60 miles away. She decided to stop for lunch when she was 3/4 of the way there. If she drove for 9 hours before stopping for lunch, what was her average speed, in miles per hour?

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1. 3/4 of 60 is 45 mi

45mi/9hr = 5 mi/hr

what was she driving, a roller skate?

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