Amber S.

asked • 09/19/16

I am having trouble getting the answer to the miles in math homework

When Fritz drives to work his trip takes 30 ?minutes, but when he takes the train it takes 20 minutes. Find the distance Fritz travels to work if the train travels an average of 12 miles per hour faster than his driving. Assume that the train travels the same distance as the car.
Fritz travels _______ miles to work.
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Kendra F. answered • 09/19/16

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Arturo O. answered • 09/19/16

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Arturo O.

Amber,
 
You said you were not getting the right answer.  Maybe you were mixing miles per hour with miles per minute?
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09/19/16

Amber S.

Yes I think that was exactly my problem. Thanks for the help!
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09/19/16

Arturo O.

You are welcome!  It is usually a good idea to put everything in the same units up front.
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09/19/16

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