Weekly Math Problem of the Day!
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Posted 10/12/08 , edited 10/13/08
So I'm going to post a math problem every week on this topic and I hope that you guys or girls will work your little brains out
(The answers to the questions will be in the spoiler boxes to check your answers)
Feel free to explain why you got a answer. Please don't make fun of other users if they get the question wrong, everyone makes mistakes.



This weeks question.....

Graham walked to school at an average speed of 3 miles an hour and jogged back along the same route at 5 miles an hour. If his total traveling time was 1 hour, what was the total number of miles in the round trip?

(A) 3
(B) 3 and 1/8
(C) 3 and 3/4
(D) 4
(E) 5


Posted 10/12/08
if its every week then its not daily...its weekly...
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Posted 10/12/08

KinkyHamster wrote:

if its every week then its not daily...its weekly...


Oh my goosh better change it :]
Posted 10/12/08 , edited 10/12/08


on topic: you should put this on the forum games section . . . or something . . .
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Posted 10/12/08
This is like.. first year physics. Average Speed. =/
Posted 10/12/08
it would have been better if you didnt put the answer there.
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Posted 10/12/08

Peter_Rabbit wrote:

it would have been better if you didnt put the answer there.


People would go crazy and start arguing about the right answer. Its in a spoiler box at least...
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Posted 10/12/08 , edited 10/12/08
Is it (d=v*t) (v=d/t)
(distance=velocity * time) (velocity=distance divided by time)

v of 1 = 5m/hr
v of 2 = 3m/hr


d/v of 1 plus d/v of 2 = hr
d/5m/hr + d/3m/hr = hr
use LCD to come up with
d5plusd3 = 15
d one way = 1.875
d total = 1.875 x2 = 3 3/4 miles
Posted 10/12/08
3 and 3/4
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