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A person walking 5/6 of his usual rate is 40 minutes late. What is his usual time?
Last Post 08 Aug 2013 11:21 AM by philip. 5 Replies.
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richie
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16 Jul 2013 02:47 PM
    A person walking 5/6 of his usual rate is 40 minutes late. What is his usual time?
    bal
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    17 Jul 2013 04:29 AM
    3 hours
    james
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    18 Jul 2013 03:16 PM
    2.5 hours
    ffinybryn
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    23 Jul 2013 02:19 AM
    200mins (3hours 20mins)

    6mph x time = distance
    5mph x (time+40) = distance

    6t = 5(t+40) = 5t+200
    t = 200
    richards
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    05 Aug 2013 03:02 PM
    180 minutes
    philip
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    08 Aug 2013 11:21 AM
    2 hours 40 mins
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