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Sam Walks and Rides...

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Puzzle ID:#480
Fun:*** (2.19)
Difficulty:** (1.39)
Category:Math
Submitted By:Sydgal47***
Corrected By:MarcM1098

 

 

 



Sam walks to her best friend's house at 2 miles per hour. She eats lunch there for 1 hour and then borrows a bike and rides home 5 times faster than she could walk. There are 10 miles between the two houses. What time must Sam leave from her house in the morning to be back by 4:00 p.m.?

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9:00 am
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Comments

Gizzer*
Aug 09, 2002

She'll have a late lunch then
paul726Aus*
Mar 03, 2006

She really ought to be able to walk faster than that.
jntrcs*
Mar 22, 2006

ya that's a little unrealistic but i liked it
Vigo95*us*
Mar 29, 2006

yah .... walking ten miles ... i don't think so . i don't like anybody that much !
dishuAin*
May 30, 2006

she must be really a sports enthusiast or having a strong desire to lose weight to walk so long
sbuskeAus*
Aug 22, 2007

liked it. keep em coming
javaguru*us*
Jan 29, 2009

Not much teaser in that simple math problem.

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