A man walks a certain distance at a certain speed. If he walks 1/2 an hour faster than his usual speed, he will take one hour less to reach his destination. But if he walks 1 km an hour slower than his usual speed, he will take 3hours more to reach his destination. Find the total distance covered by him.

What does walk 1/2 an hour faster mean?


  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 384
asked by Anne

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. math

    Ms. Handler walks to work at an average speed of 5 kilometers per hour. If she increases her speed to 6 kilometers per hour, she will save 10 minutes. Find the distance she walks.

    asked by Rob on October 12, 2015
  2. physics

    A man walks 3 miles east in 1 hour at a constant velocity, then walks 2 miles east at a constant velocity in 20 minutes, then 2 miles east at a constant velocity in 40 minutes, then rests for 1 hour and then turns around and walks

    asked by Confused Student on September 19, 2012
  3. english

    Break the shoes in thoroughly on short walks before going on an extended walk. which of the following is the best way to write the sentence? a)walks before b)walks,before c)walks.before d)walks.Before

    asked by jenny on October 12, 2007
  4. math

    On a treadmill, Andrea walks a distance of 2 km. She then doubles the speed of the treadmill and jogs for another 2 km. If the total time she spent on the treadmill is 1 hour, find the speeds at which she walks and jogs.

    asked by kaye on October 9, 2014
  5. Maths

    A man travels 3/8 of his journey by train 3/5 of it by bus and walks the rest of the distance.If he walks 2 km. How much distance did he travel by bus.

    asked by Simran on April 18, 2017
  1. Math Grade 7

    To improve her cardiovascular capacity,Mia wants to increase the distance she walks each day. She now walks 1/2 mile in 8 1/2 minutes. If Mia keeps the same pace, will she be able to walk 1 1/2 miles in less than 1/2 hour?

    asked by April on April 10, 2016
  2. Calculus

    A man 2m tall walks away from a lamppost whose light is 5m above the ground. If he walks at a speed of 1.5m/s, at what rate is his shadow growing when he is 10m from the lamppost? I tried to draw a diagram, but I don't understand

    asked by sh on December 1, 2009
  3. math

    A girl walks 12 km at the speed of 3 km/h. what change should she make in her speed to take (i) an hour less and (ii) an hour more to cover the distance?

    asked by mukesh on December 18, 2014
  4. Physics

    A boy walks 10 m due west and 10m due south.What is the displacement.[2]a girl walks 12m northwards,5m eastwards and 7m southwards.Calculate her total displacement[3]a man walks 5km south and 3km in the direction 60 degree west of

    asked by Moyosoreoluwa on October 5, 2015
  5. Physics

    A person walks 8.4522x10^1 m East, then turns around and walks 7.8409x10^1 m West. The total time to walk this distance was 8.7343x10^2 s. What is the speed of the walker, expressed to 3 significant figures?

    asked by shannon on October 13, 2010

More Similar Questions