Chapter 5.1, Problem 15E

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Textbook Problem

Sarah ran the 300-m hurdles in 47.7 sec. In meters per second, find the rate at which Sarah ran. Give the answer to the nearest tenth of a meter per second.

To determine

**To find:**

The rate at which Sarah ran.

Explanation

A rate is a quotient that compares two quantities that are incommensurable.

**Calculation:**

It is given that the distance travelled by Sarah in 47.7 sec is 300 m.

Therefore, the rate at which Sarah ran can be given as

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