# The average speed if travel distance is 100 miles in 2 hour. ### Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071 ### Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071

#### Solutions

Chapter 2.4, Problem 1E
To determine

## To fill: The average speed if travel distance is 100 miles in 2 hour.

Expert Solution

Average speed is 1002=50mi/hr .

### Explanation of Solution

Given:

Total distance travelled is 100 miles and total time taken to travel that distance is 2 hour.

Calculation:

Average speed of any body is the ratio of total distance covered by the body to the total time taken to cover that distance.

Averagespeed=Totaldistancetravelledtotaltimetaken (1)

Substitute 100 for total distance travelled and 2 hour for total time taken in equation (1)

Averagespeed=1002=50mi/hr

Thus, the average speed is 50mi/hr .

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